by Denny Bodoh
What Is A Cold Sore
and How Do I Cope With Cold Sores?
A cold sore (sometimes called a fever blister) is a highly painful oral herpes
ulcer that usually occurs on or near the lips or nostrils. It can also occur in
other places, such as cheek, chin or finger tips - wherever the virus can find a
hole in the skin.
Rarely does a cold sore appear inside the mouth. If it does, it will occur on
the roof of the mouth or gums. Cold sores are sometimes
confused with canker sores.
Canker sores only occur inside the mouth. Cold
sores are caused by a virus and are quite contagious. Canker sores are more of an
allergy sore - painful but not contagious.
Cold Sore Virus?
The virus that causes cold sores is the herpes simplex virus - either type 1 or
type 2. Most commonly, cold sores are caused by the type 1 herpes virus.
types, however, can cause sores anywhere on the body.
Cold sores are the end
result of the herpes virus replication procedure.
The virus enters your surface
nerve cells and, in the process of creating new virus, will destroy the cell. It
is millions of these destroyed cells that form the painful and weeping open
(More info about
What Is The Cold
Sore Virus )
What Symptoms Might You Expect from a Cold Sore?
Here are some common symptoms in order of occurrence. You will feel
a tingling/itching at the target site just prior to the outbreak.
will then swell and several tiny pimple like blisters will form. These
blisters break and merge, causing the painful, weeping open sore.
probably get a fever, headaches and swollen lymph glands under the jaw. The sore
then crusts over and heals - amazingly without a scar.
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What is a
good Cold Sore Treatment or Cure?
There seems to be
a lot of wild claims about cold sore treatments and cures going around the
Like me, you may have tried some of them and found they don't
deliver what they promise.
Fact is getting rid of a
cold sore can be very easy. Preventing them is even easier.
I used to get about 4-6 cold sores per year before I stumbled on this quick and
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How can I eliminate my cold sores permanently?
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Cold sores — also called
fever blisters — are quite different from canker sores, a condition people
sometimes associate with cold sores.
Sores Mayo Clinic
Cold sores are small, painful, fluid-filled blisters or sores that appear on the
lips, mouth, or nose that are caused by a virus.
Cold Sores - emedicinehealth.com
Cold sores, sometimes
called fever blisters, are groups of small blisters on the lip and
around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red,
swollen, and sore.
Cold sores are usually caused by herpes virus, which can lay dormant in the body
and becomes active later when something triggers it.
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