Josie Howard is helping with education on cold sores
, emphasizing the importance of treating them immediately with Abreva.
- also called fever blisters - are a common viral infection.
ICE, ICE, BABY RUBBING an ice cube over the sores
or placing a cool, damp flannel over them for five to ten minutes can also reduce redness and irritation.
Holding ice to a cold sore
can help reduce redness and irritation
Dr Simic said: "Cold sores
, known as herpes simplex virus (HSV), are clusters of tiny blisters that appear on the lip or around the mouth.
Unfortunately, older adults are especially vulnerable to sores
because their skin is thinner and can sustain damage even from fairly light pressure.
Hundreds of thousands of people develop pressure sores
each year while in hospital or private nursing care.
are painful and debilitating and, if untreated, can cause serious injury and even death.
A tingling, itching or burning sensation around your mouth, then small, fluid-filled sores
The over-the-counter cold sore
treatment is intended to work on contact to block the pain and itch associated with cold sores
while also minimizing the appearance of a sore
Objective: To present the results of surgical management for pressure sores
in patients with paraplegia.
She says a risk assessment was carried out when her mother was first admitted, but the appropriate NHS procedures to help prevent pressure sores
were not taken.
There are two kinds of herpes simplex viruses, type 1 which is the usual cause of cold sores
around the mouth, whilst type 2 causes genital herpes.
Stress is a very common cause of cold sores
so relax as best you can.
M2 PHARMA-May 12, 2011-NanoBio, GlaxoSmithKline begin Phase III studies of cold sores
OTC treatment(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS