cold sores


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cold sores

A flare-up of a herpes simplex infection, featuring tense, painful and crusting small blisters (vesicles) at the junction of the skin and mucous membrane of the lips and sometimes the nose.
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Here are some ideas that people with cold sores have tried though they haven't been medically tested.
We are honored that Carmex Cold Sore Treatment was voted as winner in the Specialty Skin Treatment category," stated Jona Mancuso, Marketing Director at Carma Laboratories, Inc.
Professor Juergen Haas, of the University of Edinburgh's Division of Pathway Medicine, said: "Most people carry the cold sore strain of the herpes simplex virus, but until now we never knew why only some of them develop cold sores.
Nobody told us that Carl's cold sore posed such a risk," said McCormick.
You won't catch a cold sore from sharing a towel or flannel for example but there are certain things that are known to trigger an outbreak in sufferers.
Most conventional cold sore treatments are only effective at the tingling stage and once the blister has reared its ugly head, it can take up to 10 days for the cold sore to run its course.
Despite being so common, not everyone who carries the virus will get a cold sore.
More information on cold sores is available from the Herpes Virus Association, at www.
Xerese(TM) was granted FDA marketing approval [1] and based on strong clinical data, Xerese(TM) was given a label, which differentiates it from other topical cold sore products currently on the market.
herpes simplex cold sores and accelerating the healing process.
Unfortunately, there's no way to completely stop cold sores.
Ointments or tinctures are the usual way of dealing with ulcers and cold sores but can be difficult and messy to apply.