Cold sores: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Highly infectious but not debilitating in most cases, cold sores (or fever sores) are those red, blister lesions that form on the facial region. But the name can be quite misleading as cold sores are not linked to cold exposure. These sores are often caused by a viral infection and can be transmitted easily when close contact is made with an infected individual. It is claimed a majority of individuals test positive for the virus but not everyone elicits symptoms, … Read More