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Synonyms for cold sore

caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)

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Josie Howard is helping with education on cold sores, emphasizing the importance of treating them immediately with Abreva.
Cold sores - also called fever blisters - are a common viral infection.
In the UK, seven in ten people have the herpes simplex virus but only one in five of those have recurring cold sores.
Visit your GP if you think you or your child has become infected with the virus for the first time, or if the cold sores have not healed after seven to 10 days.
The combination of the three technologies found in TriPLEX Formula advanced technology allows this new formulation to provide cold sore appearance-softening benefits.
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.
A Cold sores generally clear up without treatment, and you should avoid squeezing, pinching or picking at any blister.
Baby Kaiden McCormick fell ill after catching a cold sore virus from Carl Maclaren, 24.
Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus - most commonly herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is highly contagious and gets passed from person to person - most commonly through kissing or close physical contact.
A common virus - herpes simplex - causes cold sores.
Cold sores are very common and the virus is very contagious; about 8 in 10 people in the UK have been infected with type 1.
M2 PHARMA-May 12, 2011-NanoBio, GlaxoSmithKline begin Phase III studies of cold sores OTC treatment(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Xerclear is Medivir's first and only topical herpes labialis (cold sores) treatment clinically proven to help prevent cold sore lesions appearing.
Beware of infection COLD sores may be harmless but they can easily spread.