Category Archives: Cold Sore FAQs

Learn About Herpes Simplex – You May Get It

It is important for all of us to learn bout Herpes Simplex. Anyone who is sexually active can get it on the genital skin with disastrous consequences. Your partner may pass it on without knowing and you may develop the active severe disease after many years, wondering from whom did you get it. Please find out more. Before we proceed further, let me tell you that the herpes simplex virus never goes away forever. It gets activated and shows active herpes on your skin. After you treat […]

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Herpes Simplex Some Quick Facts

Herpes Simplex- What is it? Herpes Simplex is an infection caused by the virus called Herpes Simplex Virus. The virus is of two types. HSV1 and HSV2. Herpes Simplex causes sores, and rashes on face and genitals. The virus type 1 causes sores on the mouth, which are called cold sores. The second virus type causes genital herpes. Herpes Simplex- is it treatable? Once you get herpes virus, it never leaves your body. The only thing you can do is to get it treated whenever it shows […]

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Canker Sore vs Cold Sore – Inside or Outside?

Canker sore vs Cold sore, what is the difference? Well, to start a cold sore, also called a fever blister, is caused by the herpes simplex virus. Over half of the population has this virus in their system (this isn’t the same virus as the one that causes genital herpes). This virus can stay dormant the majority of the time. Often times it will flare up and lead to a cold sore in times where your immune system is compromised such as during times of extreme stress […]

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