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Old 06-18-2005, 09:34 AM
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I have been told by my physician that most cold sores are of the herpes simplex variety. This is the same virus which causes chicken pox. When I feel a cold sore coming on, I hold a piece of ice on the area, off & on, for about 5 minutes. Sometimes this helps, other times, not!
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