fever blister


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fever blister

n.

fever blister

or

fever sore

n
(Pathology) another name for cold sore

fe′ver blis`ter


n.
a cold sore.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fever blister - 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

fever blister

n herpes m labial (form), fuego, calentura, erupción f en los labios (debida al herpes)
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They offer a wide variety of healing products, from Fever Blister Buster to Poison Ivy Relief.
With such patients, you can point out that 80% of the population is herpes simplex virus type-1 seropositive, but almost nobody ever kisses someone when they have a fever blister on their mouth, said Dr.
Cold sores can be a single fever blister or they can arrive in clusters.
As long as I take it, I do not have a fever blister.
Zilactin-L Early Relief Cold Sore Liquid treats the sore before breakout and should be applied at first sign of cold sore or fever blister
The product is designed to be applied at the first sign of a developing cold sore or fever blister.
I know that if you touch a fever blister that is broken or bleeding, you are spreading live virus.
Other products in the SaliCept(TM) line either formulated or under development are a denture adhesive, an aphthous ulcer gel, a toothpaste, a lip balm and a fever blister preparation.
Line extensions are planned to include a fever blister preparation, a topical gel for the management of aphthous ulcers, and a strip form of the freeze-dried dressing for application along the oral gum line.
In addition, the agreement contains options for Carrington's oral rinse, fever blister balm and denture adhesive which are undergoing scale-up and are now entering the manufacturing process.
Pritelivir should work equally well on oral herpes, which causes cold sores or fever blisters, because the compound targets a viral enzyme that is integral to both kinds of herpes infections, she said.
In healthy people, the result may be cold sores or fever blisters.