cold sore


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cold sore

n.
A small blister occurring on the mouth, lips, or face and caused usually by herpes simplex virus type one. Also called fever blister, herpes labialis.

cold sore

n
(Pathology) a cluster of blisters at the margin of the lips that sometimes accompanies the common cold, caused by a viral infection. Technical name: herpes labialis

o′ral her′pes


n.
a disease caused by a herpes simplex virus, characterized chiefly by a cluster of small, transient blisters (cold sore) at the edge of the lip or nostril.

cold sore

A recurring blister on the face, especially around the lips, caused bya virus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cold sore - caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
herpes simplex - an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
Translations
opar
forkølelsessår
huuliherpes
herpes
口辺ヘルペス
입가의 발진
munsår
แผลเปื่อย
bệnh hecpet môi

cold sore

n (Med) → febbre f (sulle labbra), herpes simplex m inv

cold sore

قَرْحَةُ البَرْدِ حَوْل الشَفَة opar forkølelsessår Bläschenausschlag επιχείλιος έρπης herpes, herpes labial huuliherpes bouton de fièvre herpes herpes facciale 口辺ヘルペス 입가의 발진 koortsuitslag forkjølelsessår opryszczka herpes, herpes simples простой герпес munsår แผลเปื่อย uçuk bệnh hecpet môi 唇疱疹

cold sore

n herpes m labial (form), fuego, calentura, erupción f en los labios (debida al herpes)
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Common tips to stay healthy and avoid cold sore flare-ups are to drink plenty of fluids, get the rest you need and make sure your body stays hydrated--that means even your skin and lips.
Once you've had an episode of herpes infection, the virus lies dormant in nerve cells in your skin and may emerge as another cold sore at the same place as before.
Once you have the cold sore virus, it stays in your body for life, leaving you fearful of your next outbreak.
These treatments should be applied at the first signs of a cold sore - when you feel the tingling, itching or burning sensation around your mouth.
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CARMA LABORATORIES, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, has launched Carmex Cold Sore Treatment.
has added a new product to its line of Zim's topical skin care, lip care and pain relief products with Zim's Advanced Cold Sore kit.
A cold sore can be triggered by extreme changes in temperature, busy schedule and too little sleep.
The medication also may shorten the duration and severity of a cold sore if taken at the first signs of one (a tingling sensation in the lip is a common early symptom).