Dating herpescold sores contagious
Can cold sores also be on your face, or just around the lips?Either way, does anyone have a method of controlling them that is effective and easy for a teen to use? My husband has breakouts around and even inside his nose, and once had one the size of a quarter very near his eye.
Thus, understandably, many people with Herpes, especially soon after being diagnosed, feel shame and embarrassment and fear telling anyone they have it.
Jokes about Herpes or about people possibly having the virus appear regularly in movies, television, radio, and on the Internet.
My husband wears 50 sunscreen anytime he's going to be outside.
But, once an outbreak starts, the only thing that helps is the prescription medicine acyclovir. If my husband starts taking acyclovir the moment he notices a cold sore beginning to tingle, he can often significantly shorten the time and severity of the outbreak; also, I believe this medication can be used preventatively.
Others feel guilty and full of self-blame thinking that they “brought it on themselves”.