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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.



Dr. Nadim Majid qualified from Liverpool Dental school in 2001 and since then has worked in Lancashire for a number of years. He decided to undertake a career in dentistry as he found it was a good mix of science and art and also gave him the ability to help people and make a difference for them.

This really hit home when he worked in a nursing home for a short time and actually saw the impact upon the health and well being of patients whom had lost their teeth the impact was significant on the general health and well being and this is something Dr. Majid wanted to make sure he helped others avoid.

Dr. Majid is trained in hypnosis, sedation for nervous people, dental implants as well as braces. He lives in Lancashire with his two children (twins) and his wife who is a teacher. Dr. Majid has always and will continue to be focused on producing top quality services that his patients have come to expect and appreciate.