Articles Tagged: suppressed immune system

Cold Sores Herpes – How To Contain Outbreaks?

Cold Sores HerpesCold sores herpes are caused by the herpes simplex virus; usually type I. Cold sores herpes often appear on the lips and mouth. Cold sores on lips are pretty common. Some people experience a tingling or burning feeling within a day or two before the sore actually appears. Cold sores herpes shows up as a red base with a group of blisters on top. In a few days, the blisters pop and then they crust over. In a few weeks, the spot will heal. Cold sores rarely leave a scar.

Suppressed Immune System and Herpes Connection

Suppressed Immune SystemWhen people think of a suppressed immune system, they may confuse it with a weakened immune system. While there may be some similarities, they are really very different. When a person experiences suppressed immune system, it is usually due to a number of serious underlying health conditions like an immunodeficiency syndrome, an autoimmune illness, or immune suppressing therapy that precedes organ transplants. When a patient is going to have an organ such as a lung, kidney or heart transplant, they are put on immune suppressing drugs.