What are cold sores
Quite a few people suffer from cold sores so here is some information about them
What are cold sores?
Cold sores can present as small blisters on the lip and mouth. They can be red and often leak a clear fluid and then scab over in about two weeks.
SO What causes a cold sore?
Cold sores are caused by a virus known as the herpes simplex virus and teh virus can be spread by the clear fluid and if you touch a cold sore.
What are the signs and symptoms of a cold sore?
the symptoms can vary from a mild tingling to quite severe pain and then this then develops into the blister
the best way to avoid cold sores is to avoid contact with anyone who has a cold sore and not to share any utensils.