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Is there a difference between a herpes sore and a cold sore on your lip?

Yes. One is cause by the herpetic virus and I know of no cure. The appearance can be similar and only sure way to tell would be to do a medical culture lab test. Generally a cold sore wil be by itself and generally herpes presents with more than one lesion.

Cold sore = herpes simplex virus 1?

Eat Yogurt. Herpes simplex virus is when you get little cold sores on the outside of your mouth or the tip of your nose. Try not to touch the cold sore, you could spred it to other parts of your face or eyes. Steep a tea bag then cool it- apply to cold sore to releive pain. Lysine, 3, 000 milligrams daily until the sore goes away. Or eat yogurt which is rich in lysine. You can buy lip clear which has lysine.

What leads to cold sore, herpes simplex virus?

Yes. An estimated 80% of americans have been exposed to herpes simplex virus type 1. However, not all of those people will get cold sores. It depends on your immune system. Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv-1). Tingling ;/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior.

My gf had a cold sore on her lips for more a month is it herpes? Becsuse I knew herpes sore heals completly after 14 days max

Stress. Those are caused by a herpesvirus, usually herpes simplex-1 virus. These blisters, which are highly contagious, may appear along with colds, fevers, exposure to excessive sunlight, certain medications, during menstruation or illness, but stress is probably the biggest trigger. Most of the time the virus will lie dormant in the body, but it can quickly come to life when your immune system is weak.