- The Facts About Cold Sores
Cold sores, or fever blisters, are common among Canadians. Read the facts about cold sores and the virus that causes them.
- The Facts About Genital Herpes
What you need to know: Millions of Canadian men and women have genital herpes - an infectious, sexually transmitted virus. Fact: Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease...
- Cold Sores - How to Prevent and Treat Them
Cold sores are very common and quite contagious. Sometimes referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex1 virus (HSV-1). They can appear as a single blister or cluster of them, often recurring in the same location, including on and around your lips, nose, chin or cheeks. Cold sores are often confused with...
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