Are cold sores on the increase or decrease?

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What is difference between cold sores and canker sores?

Sorry hun they are the same thing. The name cold sore is supposed to lessen the stigma of having oral herpes. The good thing is they are nothing bad to have, they don't do any thing else besides cause an annoying sore / blisters, they are also very common to have. FYI they can be passed to the mouth with out ever having any thing to do with sex. When they break out it's often a sign that you're run down, have been out in the sun or cold weather fot too long, or stressed out by some thing.

Can you get cold sores on your forehead?

Cold Sores appear on the outside of your mouth around your lips.Canker Sores appear inside your mouth. They are often confused with cold sores, which are caused by the contagious herpes virus.How to tell the difference:Canker sores are small white swellings or sores surrounded by an area of redness. Although the exact cause is uncertain, some experts believe that immune system problems, bacteria or viruses may be involved. Factors such as stress, trauma, allergies, cigarette smoking, iron or other vitamin deficiencies, and heredity may also make one susceptible.Cold sores, also called fever blisters or herpes simplex, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are usually caused by a type of herpes virus and are very contagious.

Are cold sores contagoues?

Cold sores are very contagious.

Are cold sores airborne?

Cold sores aren't airborne.

Do you get cold sores from the wind?

You don't get cold sores from the wind.