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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.
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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
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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.
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cold sore

A recurring blister on the face, especially around the lips, caused bya virus.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

cold sore

n herpes m labial (form), fuego, calentura, erupción f en los labios (debida al herpes)
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There is a large range of natural remedies that may reduce cold sore symptoms.
Cold Sores come without warning, so it's highly unlikely that most people will know when a cold sore is imminent.
Research suggests treating cold sore sufferers with antiviral drugs targeting oral herpes, or HSV1, slashed their risk of developing the degenerative brain disease.
Tingling, itching, pain and numbness may all be signs that you are likely to develop a cold sore. These may occur hours to days before an outbreak.
Once you have the cold sore virus, it stays in your body for life, leaving you fearful of your next outbreak.
They need to be applied when a cold sore is first appearing.
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