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cold sore:

see herpes simplexherpes simplex
, an acute viral infection of the skin characterized by one or more painful, itching blisters filled with clear fluid. It is caused by either of two herpes simplex viruses: Type 1, herpes labialis,
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cold sore

a cluster of blisters at the margin of the lips that sometimes accompanies the common cold, caused by a viral infection
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The Academy of General Dentistry state that only around 30 percent of those with HSV-1 will show signs of the infection, namely cold sores.
Dynamiclear ORO has been scientifically formulated using clinically tested and patented ingredients that work to speed up healing of herpetic lesions such as cold sores.
Anti-viral treatment creams such as Blistex Cold Sore Cream, RRP PS6.99, can prevent cold sores from developing fully when used at the first sign of an outbreak (when you feel a "tingle").
Feeling emotional, rundown and tired are all factors that can leave you at risk." ACT FAST The first sign that a cold sore is on its way is a tingling, itching or even burning feeling.
When Ole-John was eight weeks Kirsty felt the familiar tingling feeling and a cold sore appeared on her lip.
Remedies that will help cold sores to clear up more quickly are available from pharmacies without a prescription and include products such as Fenistil and Zovirax.
"We are honored that Carmex Cold Sore Treatment was voted a 2015 winner," stated Jona Mancuso, director of marketing at Carma Laboratories.
Most of the time the virus that causes cold sores lies dormant in facial nerves for those who have been exposed to it, but there are prescription medications one can take at the first tingle to prevent a full cold sore outbreak.
"When they said it was transmitted via the cold sore virus I looked at Carl and he instinctively touched his lip.
Q: I have developed a small blister on my lower lip that my GP has told me is a cold sore. What is this?
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