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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Cold sores are usually treated with Acyclovir 5 per cent cream (eg Zovirax cold sore cream), applied to the cold sore five times a day for five days.
Mouthulcer and LipRevive cold sore capsules, taken as directed, heal ulcers and cold sores from within and leave no nasty aftertaste.
LipRevive cold sore capsules retail around R62 and Mouthulcer capsules from R59 a box, and are available from New UPD Wholesalers, Alpha Pharm and Kemco Wholesalers.
I've found an easy way to reduce the painful, blistering effects of a cold sore.
Most people have antibodies for the cold sore virus but only some people seem to develop cold sores when they are run down or exposed to strong sun.
So boost your diet with high-lysine foods, such as fish, chicken, turkey, eggs, black beans, lentils, soy, potatoes, and brewer's yeast, at the first sign of a cold sore.
A tingling sensation marks the start of a cold sore, up to two or three days before it erupts.
GSK currently offers the market-leading cold sore treatment Abreva, the only OTC medicine approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to shorten cold sore healing time.
A YOUNG man who survived cancer three times tragically died after getting a cold sore.
What tends to then happen is that some weakening of the immune system, such as attack by a cold virus or when someone is particularly run down, will trigger the classic symptoms of a cold sore as the herpes virus - which has stayed 'dormant' all that time - becomes active.
I've done makeup for so many different women - from models, to moms, to young professionals, and I've seen how a cold sore can ruin a woman's day and seriously derail her confidence and self-esteem.
Some people chew on their lips when they are stressed and this often triggers a cold sore.