Polysporin Cold Sore

Cold Sore

A cold sore is a common condition caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus that can manifest itself in blisters around the lips, nose and chin. Outbreaks are generally a result of psychological or physical stress, and last about 7-12 days.


Signs of Infection :

  • Liquid-filled blisters around the lips, nose or chin
  • Mild pain
  • Scabbing
  • Burning or tingling sensation
 

Treatment Tips :

Use the POLYSPORIN® Cold Sore Healing Patch and remember good hygiene is important when suffering from a cold sore.

  • Don’t touch the sore and wash your hands frequently.
  • Don’t share eating or drinking utensils, lipstick, toothbrushes, or towels.
  • Be hygienic and change all towels, toothbrushes and bed sheets once the sore is healed.
 

Prevention Tips :

  • Get enough sleep
  • Try to reduce emotional stress
  • Use sunscreen on lips in the summer
  • Take daily exercise
  • Eat a balanced diet
 

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