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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So, when our neighbor had a fever blister, something I had never seen before, I was convinced it was not a very Jewish thing to walk around with."
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.
Reactivation of the virus in the form of a fever blister is often preceded by sun exposure, illness, or stress.
Cold sores can be a single fever blister or they can arrive in clusters.
And this thing that was taking its course would inevitably have to pop like a fever blister; even someone as marginal in the economy as I was could see this clearly.
Earlier this year Del introduced the Orajel Medicated Cold Sore Brush cold sore and fever blister treatment.
The company has recently introduced the Orajel Medicated Cold Sore Brush cold sore fever blister treatment.
As long as I take it, I do not have a fever blister. If I forget, or am ill, I feel that old prickle in my lip and one comes.
Mentholatum Co., which offers a full range of lip products ranging from Natural Ice medicated balms to Lip Twirls flavored protectors, offers a cold sore and fever blister treatment product called Softlips Secret Healer.
has augmented its popular TheraPatch line of medical ointments on a breathable cloth patch with TheraPatch Vapor for Kids and the recently launched TheraPatch Cold Sore Fever Blister. The new item comes in small circles and ovals that fit over cold sores and contain aloe and vitamin E to help relieve pain, itching and tingling from fever blisters.
is one company that is trying to dominate a segment of the category that is sometimes ignored or merchandised elsewhere - treatments for cold sores and fever blisters. The supplier recently launched Viractin, which it calls the first over-the-counter cold sore and fever blister remedy to contain a unique patented formula which penetrates the skin to reach the source of pain.