Combating the cold sore

It’s a familiar feeling - the itching, the tingling, the telltale prelude to the dreaded cold sore.

7th April, 2007

It’s a familiar feeling - the itching, the tingling, the telltale prelude to the dreaded cold sore.

Cold sores are an unsightly, painful and often embarrassing, appearing just when you need them least - before a date, a job interview or starting a new school.

While hardly life-threatening, they are a great irritation. Cold sores are caused by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV1).The virus attacks the nervous system and skin, causing outbreaks...

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