Canker sores are lesions in the mouth. Also known as aphthaous, they are white or light yellow and have a red centre and edges. They may appear on the tongue or inside of the cheeks and lips. Canker sores are more common among women as compared to men and last 3-4 days. The person suffering from..
Studies have shown that natural home remedies can reduce the occurrence of cold sore by as much as 79%.
Even though the clinical medicine these days is highly advanced and has some treatment available for treating the cold sore like the antiviral drugs, lotions and creams our home and..
Treatment of cold sores is not tough but care has to be taken while taking it on time and with efficiency. But prevention is always better than cure. The treatment modalities can include both anti-viral and non anti-viral methods.
The correct use of antiviral cold sore creams can help t..
The infection caused by the herpes virus is usually mild and often heal without treatment. But they tend to cause serious complications in rare cases mainly in immunocompromised patients especially the ones undergoing chemotherapy or the HIV positive patients or the ones having any other immunod..
If the attacks of cold sore have already occurred in you might most probable know what they are if they tend to return in your case. But if you or your children are candidates of primary infection of the herpes virus or your fever blister is taking more than one week to heal please see your doct..
There are 5 stages of cold sore. These are tingle stage, blister stage, ulcer stage/weeping stage, crusting stage/ scabbing stage and healing stage. Cold sore lasts for 8-10 days but in some cases, it may last for 2weeks. Ulcer stage which is also known as weeping stage is the most painful and c..
Sometimes the patients having simplex infection may not have any symptoms of the primary infection and may even come to know about being infected with virus and later on they get outbreak of cold sores. In the cases where primary symptoms are present then they are severe and painful.
Cold sores are caused by a virus known as the Herpes Simplex. Even though the virus has two main strains called the herpes simplex one (HSV-1) and the herpes simplex virus two (HSV-2) but the type 1 of the virus strain is the one that usually causes the cold sores around the mouth i.e. (HSV-1)...
Introduction Of Cold Sores
Cold sores are known to be small, blister-like lesion, which usually appear around the mouth and are caused by Herpes simplex Virus . A lesion is any abnormal tissue found on or in an organism, usually damaged by disease or trauma. Usually occurring on or ne..
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