WHAT IS A COLD SORE?
Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are small sores, or blister-like lesions on the face or inside the mouth. They usually cause pain, a burning sensation or itching before they burst and crust over. Most commonly, cold sores appear on the lips, chin, cheeks, inside the nostrils, and less frequently on the gums or inside of the mouth.
HOW CAN I TREAT A COLD SORE?
You can't cure a cold sore, but you can alleviate the pain it causes by avoiding spicy or acidic foods, applying ice, and using over-the-counter remedies. Zzip® is an over-the-counter topical remedy used to help speed healing and minimize pain from a cold sore. Simply apply Zzip® to the affected area with the cotton bud applicator supplied. READ MORE