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Is It Okay to Exercise When You Get Cold Sores?

Is It Okay to Exercise When You Get Cold Sores?

Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are fluid- filled lesions appeared on the mouth, lips, noses or chin. As the result of the herpes simplex virus type one, cold sores occur on certain parts of the body. Moreover, the virus can be spread throughout the body by touching the fluids or sexual contacts. These lesions commonly take two or three week to heal. During this time, you should avoid some activities that may worsen your infection....

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Symptoms and Stages of Cold Sores: What You Need to Know

Symptoms and Stages of Cold Sores: What You Need to Know

Cold sores are also known as fever blisters or oral herpes. They’re caused by HSV-1 while genital herpes are caused by HSV-2. Cold sores are often mistaken for canker sores, but canker sores only occur inside the mouth. Cold sores, on the other hand, appear on or around the lips, the nose and the chin. These sores may occur as clusters of red, raised blisters. They cause pain or an itching, burning and tingling sensation. Blisters can merge,...

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