Cold Sore Remedies

Cold Sores Remedies

If you get cold sores, there are remedies available over the counter to help relieve the pain. The best […]

Cold Sore FAQs

Banish Cold Sores

Cold Sore Information

How Long Do Cold Sores Last? Who Knows

How long do cold sores last? Well, it has been my experience that cold sores last approximately two weeks depending on their size and severity. If you are like me and are one of approximately 60 million Americans who are prone to developing cold sores then you already know how long they last and how bad they can get. Cold sores, or fever blisters, are caused by the herpes simplex virus and present themselves as small clusters of blisters on your lip or the skin around your […]

Tips for Healing Cold Sores

That tingling you feel just above your upper lip is unmistakable. You know that it’s the start of another cold sore. You’ve gone through this routine before. First it gets red, then that itchy tingly area puffs out into a big embarrassing cold sore.For some reason you can’t stop checking yourself out in the mirror. Why, you wonder, does it have to happen to me ? Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. It’s likely that some relative of yours infected you when you were […]

Cold Sore or Canker Sore

Two of the most common disorders of the mouth, the cold sore and the canker sore, are often confused with one another. Knowing the difference between a cold sore and canker sore can affect your choice of treatment or home remedy. The difference between a cold sore and canker sore is where the sore appears. Both cold sores and canker sores cause sores in or around the mouth. However, cold sores are usually found outside the mouth and much less frequently inside it. Canker sores, on the […]

Fed Up With Recurring Cold Sores?

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus, a common and infectious virus which is usually contacted during childhood and hides in the nerve ganglia near where your cold sore usually appears. The virus can remain dormant for months or years without reappearing, until your body becomes unbalanced. Your natural body defenses keep the virus in check until your defenses drop because you may feel tired, upset or stressed; you resistance is lowered, you have a fever, overexposure to the sun or wind, or maybe you […]