Cold Sores & Eczema | The Hidden Danger

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If you suffer from eczema, you know that there’s a long list of things or environments that can make it worse. One particular trigger that can make eczema even worse, or even deadly, is the cold sore virus. Eczema Herpeticum If a person…

Your Liver & Cold Sores

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Most people wouldn't associate cold sore outbreaks with liver health. But the way your liver operates could point to why you’re having constant, recurring outbreaks of cold sores. Healthy living is a critical step in eliminating outbreaks…

What Causes Cold Sores?

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What Are Cold Sore Causes? Essentially, cold sores are a strain of the herpes simplex virus, HSV-1. Surprisingly, estimates are that over 80% of the population in North America carries the herpes virus, though inactive. Many factors determine…

Managing Your Emotions with Cold Sores

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Sometimes, we like to think “That will never happen to me.” One of those things is probably cold sores. After a night of drinking, hanging with friends, meeting someone new, or even out of the blue, we suddenly find ourselves dealing with…

Is It a Pimple... Or a Cold Sore?

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You’re doing your morning routine and you notice a tender spot on your lip. A closer look shows the beginnings of a nasty looking sore, and your mind begins to race. Is it a pimple? Are my lips chapped? Or, is it a dreaded cold sore outbreak? As…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Cold Sores

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The Do's and Don'ts for Cold Sore Treatment You know the signs, when you feel that tingle and know a cold sore is coming on. When you wake up in the morning, and you see a full-blown cold sore outbreak. With this handy guide, and InterceptCS™…

Cold Sores During Pregnancy

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How To Manage Cold Sores During Early Pregnancy and Beyond. If you’re pregnant, you've already got enough on your mind. The last thing you want to worry about is a cold sore outbreak. However, those with recurring cold sores can probably…

Cold Sore Treatment Tips

It’s Friday night, and you’re ready to go out on the town with you and your friends. But you noticed a tingling on your lower lip last night, and now you've woken up to a great, big cold sore! You need something that’s going to get rid…

What is a Cold Sore?

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We’ve explored how to avoid cold sores, what triggers them and how you can live cold-sore free. We decided it was time to return to the fundamentals, and explain the basics of cold sores, what causes them and where they come from. Cold…

What To Expect | Cold Sore Medications

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Know What You're Taking Cold Sores affect millions of people across the country, with studies showing 80% of the population will suffer from the incurable infection. In response, there have been dozens of medications created to battle…