Cold sores are sometimes called fever blisters because of the way they look. They’re generally caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus and around two-thirds of adults over the age of 50 will experience them. This is a virus which doesn’t always produce symptoms, in fact, only 30% of people with the virus will experience any signs of infection.
Daily Archive: September 22, 2018
In general, a sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. It can also sometimes lead to a tickling cough. Most people find that their sore throat gets worse when they try to swallow and prevents them from swallowing certain foods or liquids. Even if your sore throat isn’t bad enough for you to take a trip to see your doctor, it can be irritating and uncomfortable. Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to help ease it.