Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus, which is believed to lie dormant iÂn certain nerve cells of the body until it is activated by stress, anxiety, a cold, or excessive exposure to the sun. Scroll through these photos to learn how to get rid of cold sores.
As winter comes along, lips that are cracked and dry can became a painful reality for months on end. Although there are several factors that can cause your lips to chap, could poor hydration be one of them?
When lips dry out, become chapped or develop sores, it can be painful, frustrating and unattractive. Some lip conditions are caused by dehydration or infection, but medication can also be the culprit of a calamitous kisser.
Your lip stings and tingles and you feel a little feverish. Oh, no -- you know what's coming next. Cold sores, or fever blisters, can be painful and unsightly, not to mention embarrassing. So, what can you do when you get one?
Once summer hits, you're going to want to be outside all the time. Unfortunately, all of that sun exposure has consequences: sunburns and the sun blisters that accompany them. How do you treat them so you can go back outside?