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Cold Sores

Home Remedies for Mouth Sores

Certain foods, medications and dental appliances can cause mouth sores -- also called aphthous ulcers or canker sores. Topical pai...

Ingredients in Theraflu

Theraflu, manufactured by Novartis pharmaceutical company, is an over-the-counter medicine used to alleviate symptoms of the commo...

Fever Blister With Flu-Like Symptoms

Fever blisters--also known as cold sores--are a symptom of infection with the herpes simplex virus. The American Social Health Ass...

Sunlight & Cold Sores

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus, which people usually catch in childhood or early adulthood, says the American...

What Is a Cold Sore on the Lip?

Cold sores, or fever blisters, are lesions that may develop on the outside of the mouth, including the lip, chin and cheeks. Cold ...

How to Treat a Sore Shoulder

A sore shoulder can be caused by bone spurs, cartilage or tendon tears, weakened muscles or tendon bursitis, according to Duke Hea...

Popping a Fever Blister

The Academy of General Dentistry reports that 30 percent of Americans suffer from fever blisters, which are sometimes also referre...

Abscess or Cold Sore

Abscesses and cold sores represent two common oral-facial complaints. Both result from infections: bacteria cause abscesses, the h...

Causes of Cold Sores Other Than Herpes

“Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine” explains that more than 90 percent of people eventually acquire ...

How to Soothe Cold Sore Pain and Itching

Cold sores, sometimes known as fever blisters, appear around the mouth, on the lips or on the gums. Highly contagious, cold sores ...
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