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Cold sore prevention
If you get cold sores frequently or even infrequently, you can practice cold sore prevention with our line of Lip Clear Lysine+ products. Understanding cold sore triggers can help you be on the lookout for potential outbreaks, as certain external factors can bring on an eruption. Once you understand and can anticipate these triggers, you can arm yourself with the right defenses. If the sore is inside your mouth, you should look into a canker sore remedy and prevention.
Cold sore prevention can be broken into two categories: prevention of contracting the herpes simplex virus and; preventing cold sore outbreaks if you have the herpes simplex virus. The first category deals with the transmission risks of the virus and the second category deals with avoiding triggers, staying healthy and using natural preventative medicines.
Here are some cold sore prevention measures to avoid contracting HSV:
- Avoid coming into direct or indirect contact with someone showing symptoms of the HSV virus (cold sores or genital sores).
- Avoid sharing fomites (inanimate objects on which the virus can live for a short time) such as towels or utensils
- If you have children, a common method of wiping their face is licking your finger and using your hand. Instead, use a napkin and clean water. (Remember, you can have HSV and not show symptoms
Below are ways to avoid triggers that can cause cold sore outbreaks: