• Yes, Cold Sores Are Contagious, but Here's How to Avoid Them

    4 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    If you occasionally experience cold sores , you're not alone. According to Lauren Eckert Ploch, MD, a dermatologist based in New Orleans, approximately 50 percent of the adolescent and adult population in the US has antibodies to this virus. Don't be quick to panic! While there is technically no cure for cold sores, the good news is that they are usually not serious and tend to clear up within a couple of weeks. They are also fairly easy to prevent , so being proactive can really help avoid those pesky spots.
    What are cold sores?
    Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are small blisters...
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