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what are recurring cold sores?

A: herpes simplex A cold sore is caused by a herpes virus. But not the herpes virus that is sexually transmitted. Some people are very susceptible to the virus and others are not. If you are getting recurring cold sores then you are just more susceptible than the average person. Its a very very common form of the herpes virus, and people can get it from when they were like 2 years old and some relative came over and kissed them or something, and from then on obviously they pass it around - and they get them occassionally on and off for their whole lives. Recurring cold sores are normal cold sores. Usually herpes virus 1 on the mouth...although can be herpes virus 2....


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...


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

what cause`s cold sores and whats the best way to get rid of them??

A: cold sores are usually caused by a virus, called herpes, that most of us actually carry without it causing too much problems. The virus can be transmitted from person to person, but often we don`t know why we have caught it. Once you have cold sores, they can come back. But this is not a problem as there are many excellent over the counter products that you can buy. These not only kill the virus but help to reduce the cold sore as well.. One old cure - and I have used it when I was younger with some success - was to dab perfume on the sore. It did take away the itching and it felt more comfortable. Within a few days the sore was gone. I don`t know if it`s coincidence - probably is - but I...


How to get rid of a cold sore, fast?

A: cold sores are very painful, small fluid filled blisters or sores that are formed on the mouth, lips or nose. These sores are caused by a virus, but unlike other viral infections, a cold sore virus is never totally eradicated by one’s system and hence the sores caused by this virus have a tendency of recurring. The herpes simplex virus or HSV is what is responsible for causing cold sores. This virus is basically of two types, type 1 and type 2. cold sores are normally caused by the type 1 virus, while the type 2 virus is sexually transmitted and causes sores in...


what Are the Common causes of cold sores?

A: The most common causes of cold sores are herpes simplex virus one (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus two (HSV-2) which in some cases are known as human herpes viruses one and two. These viruses can be passed among people through physical contact with an active lesion. Once the virus is in a personís system, an outbreak can occur due to illness, environmental irritants, emotional distress, and other issues. Once the virus is contracted, there is no way to prevent a cold sore outbreak.. HSV-1 is one of the most common causes of cold sores and can produce lesions, also known as fever blisters, on and in the mouth as well as inside the nose or on the face. HSV-2 is...


[3 in 1] I HAVE A cold SORE!! How Did I Get It? How Do I Get Rid Of It? Could Anyone Else Catch It?

A: cold sores are a form of the herpes virus. You have probably come into contact with someone with one. You can buy Aciclovir cream from the pharmacy to help with the discomfort of it, but you will now be prone to getting them (often when you are a little rundown). Yes, you can pass it on so be careful. cold sores are very common. If you google "cold sores" on the internet it will give you lots of useful info you can get it when you are stressed or from physical contact ie kissing someone who has a cold sore you can gaet rid of it by buying medicated cream called zofirax from the pharmacy and yes it is very contagious - only through physical contact maybe u get it from a feirnd that...


How to get rid of a cold sore on the mouth?

A: You can stop having herpes. That''s my best advice. hey.. gurl ya can use petroleum jelly.. it works real go0o0od.. and anotha thang ya can do is gargle with Hydrogen Peroxide.. now that ish works wonders.. my sore went away the next day.. cuz i put it on at night.. well i hope i helped ya.. bye *Tiff* Carmex or tomato juice Gargle with a medicated Mouthwash twice a day. Drink lots of water. If the cold sore is on the lips then it might be a virus called herpes zoster, you should put a topical cream for that. Get abreva...it works really fast. Also, start taking L-Lysine, a supplement. It will help and cut back on the frequency of outbreaks. Blistex,Carmex,or any cold sore medication,usually found in any walgreens,or pharmacy!Also you can...


Can you get cold sores when the person that has them dosnt have a breakout?

A: if the 3yo didn''t hav evisible sores you''re ok. ask mom when the last time her child had an outbreak was. The virus can live on hard surfaces 3-5 days after being in contact with the child. Also this seems crazy but if you can take a piece of garlic and cut it then hold it on your sons cheek when he''s asleep it''s possible if his little body did get some of the infected cells the virus will be killed before it ravages his body and leaves him with a lifetime of hassle. Garlic works, I use it for this. GOOD LUCK MOM they can also be stress induced...and also too much acidity in the foods they eat I don''t think so, but I would stay away anyway. cold sores CAN be transferred when the person does not have an outbreak, however it is quite...


cold Sore outbreak

A:     Hello, this sounds rather unpleasant, so lets look at some different possible causes and ways to help resolve this outbreak.     The first thing to look at is your birth control. Hormonal contraceptives can actually suppress your immune system. This is not very common, but does happen. When a virus is introduced into your body your immune systems combats. When your immune system is lowered you will experience more activity of the virus, because it is not being suppressed i.e. cold sores.     The next cause would be that you have had another strain of the virus introduced. The strain that normal

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