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Preventing Infection

Photo Credit Buddy TV Preventing cold sores in other people can sometimes seem impossible. If spreading it is so easy, how can you take precautions? For yourself or other people for that fact? Well while it may seem easy to get or spread cold sores, all it takes is a bit of courage and self-control. After [...]

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Cold Sores VS Canker Sores

What is the difference between Cold Sores and Canker Sores? It’s quite vital to know the differences as one is highly contagious and the other is a minor issue that can be annoying but dealt with, with no real issue. Cold Sores obviously, are on the outside of the mouth. It’s similar to a puss filled [...]

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What does Oral Herpes look like?

What is a cold sore? Cold sore, herpes or fever blisters are viral infections that normally affect the tissues of the face and the genitals. It can be due to either of the two strains of herpes virus – HSV-1 or HSV-2. However, HSV-1 is normally attributed to oral herpes while HSV-2 is being linked [...]

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Can You Pop a Cold Sore?

Cold sores should not be pop like pimples. This should be avoided as much as possible, as it could result to various troubles. When you pop the sores, the fluid from it will drain out and this fluid is very contagious as it contains cold sore contagious viruses. When the fluid gets to other areas [...]

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How to Get a Cold Sore?

Cold sore on nose or on any area of the face is due to an infection by HSV-1 or herpes simplex virus type 1. The virus usually stays dormant until triggered by certain conditions, such as flu, cold, fever, stress, trauma and sunburn. Cold sores normally appear on the lips and are sometimes mistaken for [...]

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How do You get rid of a Cold Sore?

Cold sores can be considered as serious conditions. However, what causes cold sores cannot be cured, although the symptoms of the condition can be reduced or alleviated. Since cold sores are naturally contagious, it is not wise to stay around the infected individual, especially during an outbreak. In case you are afflicted with cold sores, [...]

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How to Heal a Cold Sore Naturally?

When having problems with cold sores or fever blisters, the first thing that you have to know is that you do not have to find expensive medications for it. Various cold sore treatments are available that can help you reduce the pain sensation due to the condition, as well as the itching and irritation. Some [...]

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What Causes Cold Sores on Lips

Cold sores or fever blisters can be extremely painful and contagious. HSV-1 is known as the root cause of the condition and this can trigger an infection and an outbreak. According to statistics, approximately 50% to 80% of the world’s population is infected by this virus. However, not all affected individuals experience an outbreak. The [...]

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Is a Cold Sore Herpes?

There are two ways to differentiate herpes and cold sore. One is the strain that is responsible for the virus and the second one is the location of the lesion. Cold sore and herpes have various things in common but differences between the two exist. Virus What is a cold sore? According to experts, cold [...]

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How to Treat a Cold Sore with Apple Cider Vinegar?

Some people are wondering how to get rid of cold sores overnight. Cold sores, oral herpes or fever blisters are a condition caused by HSV-1 or herpes simplex virus type 1. The condition has no cure but there are remedies that can help alleviate its symptoms. The cores may not go away overnight and you [...]

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