Herpes outbreak on lips

HOME REMEDIES FOR HERPES OUTBREAK ON LIPS

Herpes is not a joke, at least not for those who are a sufferer of this disease. All of us are now aware of the two different types of herpes infections. One is genital herpes, which is believed to be caused by HSV type 2, and the other one is the herpes outbreak on lips which is said to be caused due to the HSV type 1 virus. This is scientific differentiation and one major myth about the two types is that genital herpes is more dangerous than oral herpes. I think while designating herpes outbreak on lips lower than genital in terms of severity; the separators might have not taken the emotional issues into account. Herpes outbreak on lips is something that we can not hide from others, no matter how hard we try for that. This attacks on our confidence and self esteem. We break our relations, isolate ourselves form the society and our group. Much before our relatives and friends get a chance to do that, we our self start feeling dirty about it and live in a feeling of guilt. This feeling of shame and isolation makes herpes outbreak on lips even more painful and full of humiliation. […]

COLD SORES AND HERPES – WHAT IS THE RELATION

Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are common viral infection. these small painful blisters can potentially appear anywhere on the entire body of the carrier of virus, but the most common places are lips, mouth, face, inside or on the nose. They are tiny, fluid-filled blisters on and around your lips. Cold sores are a result of herpes infection. Cold sores and herpes are not two different things, but closely related, so much so that one can’t exist if the other is not there. It is not rare to see it on your own face or on someone else’s. But we take it for granted as they disappear gradually after slight discomfort and pain. Have you ever thought of what is the reason behind these sores. I am sure nobody bothers even to visit the doctor until it is really painful. Because we know they are common. They will come and will also go away soon. Nobody suspects anything serious in these. We all take them lightly and have a tendency to let it go. The same thing I also did till things were bearable. One morning I woke up and as a regular practice took my toothbrush in […]