What Are The Symptoms of Cold Sores?
- Sore throat and fever
- Swollen glands in the neck
- Pain around the lips and mouth
What Causes Cold Sores:
- Illness and exhaustion
- Extreme exposure to sunlight
- Chapped Lips
Though not a cure, Smile On Dentistry – Centreville can prescribe an antiviral medication to help control any outbreaks and also help provide relief from irritation and pain which you may experience. To help avoid getting or spreading cold sores, avoid sharing chapstick, lipstick, straws, cups, and utensils with others.
For information, advice, and treatment of cold sores, call Smile On Dentistry – Centreville at (703) 543-8112.