| Posted On Nov 08, 2022 | By:

The Cold Truth About Cold Sores

Cold sores are incredibly common, and many people experience them from time to time. However, there’s a lot of stigma around cold sores, which can lead to confusion and embarrassment when you get one. So, what are cold sores exactly? And how can you treat them?

Cold sores appear as a cluster of small, fluid-filled blisters that usually form on the edges of your lips or mouth. They’re caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and are spread through close personal contact,

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| Posted On Mar 16, 2017 | By:

Canker Sores

What is a Canker Sore?

A canker sore is the common term for an aphthous ulcer, a lesion inside the mouth that looks like a shallow, round, white, or gray spot, often with some redness around the edge. When there are multiple ulcers, we call them “aphthae.” These lesions are painful and can make it uncomfortable to eat, drink or chew. Canker sores are not contagious, they usually last up to 2 weeks,

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