Is a fever blister fungal?

Answer Fever blisters are not fungal. Fever blisters, also sometimes called cold sores, are caused by a virus, often acquired during childhood. This virus is usually the Type 1 herpes simplex virus, and f... Read More »

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How Do You Pop a Fever Blister?

Fever blisters, also called cold sores, are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. They usually occur on your lip and can be very unattractive, to the point where you may want to pop them. This is ... Read More »

Is it OK to pop a fever blister?

Fever blisters, also known as "cold sores," are crusty, oozing sores that occur on the outside of the mouth. The Mayo Clinic suggests leaving the fever blister alone in order to let it heal, and to... Read More »

Is it bad to pick at a fever blister?

On One Hand: Picking May Worsen the ProblemSome people find that the pain and itching are difficult to bear and are tempted to pick at the fever blister in an attempt to remove the dead skin. This ... Read More »

Fever Blister...moist or dry?

I am a frequent fever blister sufferer and the thing that works the best for me is ICE! I get an ice cube and put it against the area and hold it there just as long as I can. I repeat that as lo... Read More »