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Are Cold Sores A Sign Of Herpes?

Are Cold Sores A Sign Of Herpes?

What Is It? Cold sores and fever blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). The first sign of a cold sore is a tingling, burning or itching. This is followed by...

Are Cold Sores Actually Herpes?

Are Cold Sores Actually Herpes?

You ask a very good question about cold sores and the herpes virus. The virus is somewhat unique in that the human immune system never really completely gets rid of the virus. The virus...