ACT ON IT

Itching. Burning. Painful. The tingle sensation is your body’s way of sending a warning signal, letting you know a cold sore is on the way. Think of it as a tingle alert. The good news? It’s also a heads-up that it’s time to act and begin treatment.

FEEL. ACT. HEAL.

Feel a tingle? The cold sore clock is now ticking. Learn more about the life cycle of a cold sore and what you can do to shorten it.

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THE COLD SORE TINGLE POLL

Only in winter? Whenever you’re stressed? Cold sores affect people in different ways. Take our real-time poll to see how your experience compares to others.

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TRIGGER. TINGLE. TREATMENT.

The three Ts of cold sore management. Identifying the most common cold sore triggers can help you prevent the tingle from coming on.

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WINTERTIME IS OFTEN TINGLE TIME

It’s cold. It’s windy. It’s not fun. It’s also peak cold sore season. Find out why cold sores are more likely to surface during the winter months.

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STRESS CAN TRIGGER THE TINGLE

Stress takes a toll on your immune system, giving a cold sore a chance to rise to the occasion. Learn how being stressed out can lead to an outbreak.

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