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what causes cold sores to appear? A friend of mine said it was anything acidic, like lemons. Is this your experience?

A: cold sores are a reoccurence of the herpes simplex virus, which is technically called a recrudescence. Once you have herpes, you have it for life, as it is uncurable. Anything that irritates the lips, like sunlight, chapping, minor trauma or even a minor illness can cause the sores to reappear. They are called ''cold'' sores, because they often reappear when one has a minor illness, like a cold. Well not to get technical, but just in a healthy individual with no diseases, if you get run down you can develop them. cold sores are inside your mouth i''m assuming. If you cut your gum and then play with it, it can get inflamed. Diet or pms can cause them. I hate those things. Kids get them a lot....
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what causes cold sores?

A: 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. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. They usually heal after several days to 2 weeks. cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of herpes simplex virus: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both virus types can cause lip and mouth sores and genital herpes. . ...


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what causes cold sores

A: cold sores ( or fever blisters) are herpes simplex. The herpes simplex virus usually enters the body through a break in the skin around or inside the mouth. It is usually spread when a person touches a cold sore or touches infected fluid-such as from sharing eating utensils or razors, kissing an infected person, or touching that person''s saliva. A parent who has a cold sore often spreads the infection to his or her child in this way. cold sores can also be spread to other areas of the body. If you have a cold sore, you can spread it to others. cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus, which can be found dormant inside of your...


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what causes cold sores?

A: 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. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. They usually heal after several days to 2 weeks. cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of herpes simplex virus: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both virus types can cause lip and mouth sores and genital herpes....


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what causes cold sores?

A: It''s a virus cold sores are a stress response and caused by herpes simplex type 1 Herpes simplex virus type 1 It''s a virus...


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How Can Stress Always Cause cold sores?

A: The cause of all cold sores is the herpes simplex virus. This verifiable truth is quite well accepted. If you get sores, you must not be flustered about it. Nearly everybody has herpes virus hiding in his or her nervous system. In this brief report, you can see how these terrible sores operate and what the true condition is that causes cold sores. Even more significantly, you can learn the best way to get them out of the rest of your life fast. You will not require prescripts or costly salves and remedies. There is simply no reason for anyone to suffer these outbreaks any longer, as you will see. (Of all cold sore remedies, this could be the best.) Nearly 90% of all...


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what are cold sores?

A: cold sores are a type of sore that develops on the skin as the result of a viral infection. They are usually small and can be quite painful. cold sores, which are actually blisters filled with fluid, are most commonly found on the mouth or the nose. Herpes simplex type 1, which is not the same as the herpes responsible for genital herpes, is the virus responsible for cold sores. After cold sores first appear, they remain dormant in the skin or nerves at the same site. Stress and illness can cause a new outbreak of cold sores. Researchers are unsure of why cold sores break sometimes and remain dormant at other times. When
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what causes a Sore Throat on One Side?

A: There are numerous factors which might produce a sore throat on one side, including some form of abscess, either on a tonsil or directly on one side of the throat; swollen glands; or inflamed lymph nodes. Vocalizing excessively, through shouting, singing or even speaking can also cause a sore throat on one side. Dental issues, such as an impacted tooth, can be connected to a sore throat on one side as well.. When people develop symptoms of a viral infection, such as a cold or other respiratory illness, a sore throat is a common symptom. While there is generally no definitive reason why the soreness may occur on only one side of the throat during an upper respiratory virus, it is not uncommon. Bacterial infections of the throat can be limited to pain on one side as...


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what are cold sores caused by?

A: Herpes simplex type 1 which is different from what commonly known as just "herpes," the sexually transmitted disease. Both are caused by viruses. Alot of people have it. Don't be scared by the name. It not like bad like herpes on your genitals. When your immune system is weak, you get cold sores. You can get over the counter medicine for it. Take care of yourself....
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what causes a sore throat, and how can I get rid of one?

A: i usually eat icescream to numb the pain, just take throat spray medicine and ask your vet, he may be able to give you some answers I get sore throats a lot too and what I''ve found works really well is having a hot cup of lemonade, I don''t know why but it just helps. Its sounds like u might wanna get ur tonsils removed if your getting them that often. Sounds like tonsils. Try Robitussin gels. They work pretty good. lemon and salt, gargle it Okay don''t think me weird for offering this suggestion but a few years ago I had some cold or flu it was really really bad. I went to NCSU at the time so I went to the medical center there and they said there was some germ or bacteria in my throat that was causing it to swell...


 
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