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Check Out These Useful Healthy Tips To Prevent And Cure Fever Blisters!

Fever blister is an infection with the herpes simplex virus around the border of the lips. Fever blisters are also called;cold sores,herpes labialis.

It is a very common disease in the sense that in Nigeria we do have over 1.5 million cases per year. It spreads easily.


Symptoms of Fever Blisters

1. Sore lips

2. Tingling lips

3. Skin blisters

4. Rashes

5. Burning sensation


Causes of Fever Blisters

Fever blisters are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1(HSV-1),a virus that passes from person to person by direct contact with infected skin or secretions including saliva.


Treatment of Fever Blisters

1. Medical attention: This involves going to the doctor for prescription of drugs (Antiviral drugs, Analgesic etc.) to treat the blisters

2. Self medication: It involves the use of drugs (like cool compress etc.) without the doctors prescription to treat the blisters.


Foods that helps to prevent fever blisters

Eat foods that are rich in amino acids (protein). Such foods include

1. Chicken

2. Beef

3. Pork

4. Egg


Ways to prevent fever blisters

1. Take measures to boost your immunity and stay as healthy as possible

2. Always start treatment at the first sign of an outbreak.

3. If needed, take daily antiviral medication to help reduce the frequency of the outbreak.

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