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This Is What Really Causes Cold Sores

Crusty, painful, blistery, fluid-filled — these are not the ideal terms someone would want used to describe their lips, but it is precisely how to describe those unwanted cold sores perching on your pucker. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, approximately 50 to 80 percent of American adults are affected by herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV), the virus responsible for cold sores. They also estimate that approximately 90 percent of adults have been exposed to the virus at least once by the age of 50.

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This Is What Really Causes Cold Sores

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    What Really Causes Cold Sores?

    What Really Causes Cold Sores?

    healthdigest.com - Katherine Alexis Athanasiou

    Crusty, painful, blistery, fluid-filled — these are not the ideal terms someone would want used to describe their lips, but it is precisely how to describe those unwanted cold sores perching on your pucker....

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