Are Cold Sores Caused by Herpes? HSV-1 and HSV-2 discussed in The Insider
Many people have cold sores, especially in winter months and stressful times. In Insider.com today, Dr. Green was quoted and linked in the article talking about the relation to Herpes that cold sores have. “Cold sores can be extremely painful and can cause discomfort not only at the site of the outbreak,” says Michele Green, MD, a cosmetic dermatologist in New York City.
While the sore disappears after a week or so, the virus remains in the person’s body even if not visible on the outside. Find out more at –