Before finding any treatment for cold sores, it’s important to know the various cold sores stages. Cold sores has many stages similar to other diseases. We can prevent cold sores in the initial step if we take correct action in right time.
Cold Sores Stages:
1. It is known that Virus HSV type 1 and HSV type 2 are the root cause of cold sores and human nerve system contains these two virus. Whenever our body defense system get week, these two viruses start their action and as a result we get cold sores. I have noticed that whenever I sleep less or don’t eat well, I used to get cold sores. However this doesn’t happen in all time. But I have seen that from my own observation.
2. In next stage the viruses causes irritation and dryness around the effected area. Affected area my be different for different people. In most cases I used to get cold sores on lips and cold sores in mouth. The irritation causes by it is really somewhat … and people who suffer from it they only can understand it.
3. After one day or two day, we get some kind of small pimples on the effected area. Initially color of these will be red. These are painful and we really get lot of problem while eating,washing face etc. However the burning sensation get decreases a little at this time.
4. Finally the healing process get started. You will observe that new skins are growing slowly but still pain will be there. Slowly new skin will grow all over the affected area. Cold sores on lips and around nose creates the highest problematic situation. If you open your mouth, then new skin get stretched and it takes another 2-3 days for new skin to grow.
What Can We Do To Prevent Cold Sores From Recurring?
There are natural remedies available to treat cold sores permanently. However you can use any medicines but they can cure the symptoms, not the root cause. They can’t prevent cold sores from recurring.
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