Tennis player Nadine Kenzelmann explains how she overcame her cold sores For many people, herpes blisters are a nuisance. They just keep showing up whenever the body is under stress. There’s nothing you can do to keep them away – even well-known stars such as Victoria Beckham and Paris Hilton have not been able to beat them, although they can afford to seek the help of top doctors. Herpes: widespread but rarely talked about Although 85% of adults around the world carry the herpes simplex […]

  Ballymena mum-of-two Eve Marrs tells Una Brankin how she banished the facial blisters caused by the condition thanks to a new treatment cream PUBLISHED 02/09/2015   Perfect smile: Eva Marrs said cold sores made her life a misery Cold sores are notoriously difficult to treat – even Hollywood stars Katie Holmes and Lindsay Lohan, with their considerable resources, haven’t managed to find a successful treatment for theirs. Often the butt of juvenile sniggering because of their unjustified association with sex and STDs, cold sores […]

Caroline Schira, CEO of Diamond Heels AG, explains how she conquered her cold sores Herpes blisters are difficult to control – even well-known stars such as Alexa Chung and Katie Holmes have not been able to beat them yet, although they can afford to seek the help of top doctors and the best treatments. Herpes: widespread but rarely talked about Close to 85% of adults around the world carry the herpes simplex 1 virus, the cause for typical cold sores. Nevertheless, for many of those […]

Scientists at the University of North Carolina made investigations on the mechanism, how stress activates the herpes virus and causes the ugly cold sores. Anna Cliffe found a way to stop the massive herpes virus reproduction. Stopping the reproduction would mean that the cold sores don’t appear anymore. lipivir® is keeping the ball… Please click here to read the full article about the research results.

HSV1 that causes cold sore is harmless to the unborn child during pregnancy1). Transmission of the virus occurs outside the body not through the blood. The danger of transmission is highest when the mother has an open cold sore on the lips, this for most people is when the infection can be passed to the baby. The fluid coming from the cold sore is where the virus particles are released2). This fluid should be kept from contacting the baby either directly, such as by kissing […]

Most people take action against a disease when the symptoms are there that are affecting their daily routine. This is particularly true for cold sores. The technical expression for this is acute treatment. There are many drugs available for the acute treatment of cold sores once they are there on the lips: Aciclovir Valaciclovir Penciclovir These products are sold as creams and have to be applied frequenty during the day. The active ingredients are pharmaceutical compounds suppressing reproduction of the herpes virus (Virostatics). Zinc Sulfate […]

A Swiss Company has Developed a New Gel Against One of the World’s Most Widespread Diseases: Cold Sores Insecurity, shame and grief – these are some of many bad feelings coming to mind when affected persons think of the next outbreak of their cold sores. No question, cold sores don’t only bring symptoms like smarting, itching and pain and, they can hardly be hidden away. Everyone can see them at the very first glance. People who are often in direct contact with the public because of their profession are worst-affected. Luckily, and at last, […]

Cold Sores without Chickenpox

Many people affected by cold sores wonder whether there is a connection between cold sores and chickenpox. Chickenpox is also triggered by a virus from the herpes family namely by the Varicella-Zoster-Virus, also called shingles. This virus normally is transmitted during childhood by saliva and it causes itching blisters. Afterwards the patient is immune to this form of the disease for the rest of his life. But the virus which stays in the body can be reactivated when the immune system is weak. This can […]

Women with cold sores have a hard time, especially when the most of their life is spent in public view. Actresses, models, TV interviewers, journalists, doctors and salespeople all frequently have to attend appointments and they have production schedules which rule their lives whether they have cold sores or not! Alexa Chung, TV presenter, model and international fashion editor wrote about her experiences in an article in The Independent and spoke out against hiding her problem away.(http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/columnists/alexa-chung-i-want-my-cold-sore-to-be-discussed-and-sneered-at-on-my-own-terms-1636713.html). She describes with anguish how it made her assignment […]

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