Cold Sores Articles

  • What are cold sores?
    Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are a strain of the herpes simplex virus. The other type of herpes virus causes genital herpes. Cold sores a...Continue Reading
  • Symptoms of Cold Sores
    Cold sore symptoms can sometimes take as long as 20 days to appear after exposure to the virus. At the onset of a cold sore, people usually experienc...Continue Reading
  • Cold Sore Prevention
    Cold sores are a common condition that affects more than 60% of the population. Unfortunately there is currently no cure or guaranteed prevention tec...Continue Reading
  • Causes of Cold Sores
    Cold sores are usually caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus. More than 80% of people have this virus permanently living dormant in their bodies. Str...Continue Reading