Cold Sore Treatment

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Cold sores are a common nuisance. There is no cure for herpes simplex virus which is the main cause, but they can be managed and treated.

Although there is no cure for the herpes simplex virus (HSV – 1 and HSV – 2) that causes them, cold sore breakouts can be managed and avoided. Cold sores are also called  called fever blisters sometimes. They  appear around the lips and mouth area , are often shown up by red, swollen and irritated skin around the breakout areas.

Symptoms of cold sores :

  • Pain around the mouth
  • Fever and sore throat
  • Swollen neck glands

Causes of Cold Sore Outbreaks :

  • Stress
  • Chapped lips
  • Extreme sunlight exposure
  • Physical exhaustion or illness

Even though no cure available for the cold sore virus, Eledent hospitals provides you with antiviral medication that can help control the outbreaks and relieve any pain or irritation you experience. You can also avoid developing cold sores by avoiding sharing utensils and drinking cups with others that may be infected.

Call us today to learn more about effectively treating cold sores or to make an Appointment.

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