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whats the difference between canker sores and cold sores?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:36 PM on Apr. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • canker sores r in ur mouth and r lik infected abrasions. cold sores r a type of virus which is related to herpes
    xhellxfirex495

    Answer by xhellxfirex495 at 12:39 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • .use active manuka honey on them/same thing also herpes
    burdock root pills work
    2mothershelpers

    Answer by 2mothershelpers at 12:40 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • I've found that Blue Star Ointment helps with the cold sores. My kids had them ALL OVER their lips, and my father was always telling me how great that stuff was for athlete's foot. I gave it a shot, and I was amazed how fast it worked! A doc here confirmed that it has actual medicine unlike things like Carmex, which is good for chapped lips.

    Hope that helps!
    rhope4

    Answer by rhope4 at 1:50 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • Cold sores are Herpes of the mouth, usually on the outside of the mouth. Canker sores are not herpes, and are usually on the inside of the mouth.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:29 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

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