The herpes simplex virus is one of the most common types of disease found in North America, Europe and Australia. This virus is very contagious and appears as a blister on the sensitive parts of human body. Type 1 virus occurs on the body parts above the waistline and type 2 virus occurs on the […]
Category: Cold Sores
A cold sore is also called a fever blister, its technical name is herpes simplex virus. Seventy percent of the population in Australia is affected by the herpes simplex virus. It is a contagious virus and it spreads from one person to another very quickly. This virus spreads through saliva, physical contact, utensils, clothes and […]
Cold sores or fever blisters can be very disturbing and its unsightly appearance can be very embarrassing. Fever blisters are caused by HSV1 (Herpes Simplex Type 1) virus which is a contagious virus. The fact that it is a contagious infection make other people avoid those who have visible symptoms of the infection. Visible symptoms are fluid-filled blisters in and around the mouth including the lips, nose, cheeks, gums and throat. The infection can cause discomfort and pain especially when the blisters break open. Eating can be difficult to some people especially when the throat is also infected. It is important to avoid having cold sores to save you from pain and embarrassment.
Sometimes cold sores are so annoying and disgusting that they usually appear when you have something important to do or attend to. You can say that their timing is really bad. Can you attend a wedding with a cold sore? Or can you commit for a date with someone special when you have cold sores? You will probably cancel your appointments and dates until those unsightly cold sores subside or disappear. To look and feel better, it is important to get rid of embarrassing cold sores,