(Family Features) Tingling. Itchiness around the mouth. Tightness and soreness. If you’re a cold sore sufferer, these are symptoms with which you are all too familiar. These feelings mean that a cold sore is on its way. And, if you’re part of the 40 percent of people that suffer from cold sores, you know that you have to start treatment right away. It’s never too soon to say ‘see you later’ to that pesky friend.
Cold sores, which are caused by a virus, can be brought on by many factors including stress, fatigue, and exposure to sun, wind or cold. With so many triggers, it may be difficult to understand when or why you’re getting cold sores. As such, it may be a good idea to keep a log of what you were doing, how you were feeling, and what happened in your life just before an outbreak occurred. You may just find a pattern that can help monitor flare-ups.
Beyond monitoring the breakouts, try treating cold sores with Orajel™ Single Dose Cold Sore Treatment. With this revolutionary product, healing begins with one dose. The patented formula numbs the affected area for instant pain relief, and the one-time use Touch-Free applicator is convenient and easy to use.
Typically, cold sores last 8 to10 days. During this time, remember to avoid skin-to-skin contact with others and keep your hands off the sore. By doing this, in combination with caring for the sore, you will have relief in no time. Then, you can wave ‘goodbye’ to cold sore pain.
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