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.
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Cracked or chapped lips mainly occur when the lips are dry. The condition is caused by environmental and some health factors and medication. Cracked lips mostly occur in dry and low humid weather condition. Nonetheless, some people are prone to it and even reaches a more severe stage known as cheilitis.