Herpes or cold sores are one of the most contagious viral diseases that is caused by herpes simplex virus. The herpes simplex virus consists of two types mainly HSV 1 that causes cold sores appearing on the face, tongues, lips and neck. While the HSV 2 causes genital herpes affecting the genital areas, thighs and buttocks. Herpes can be caused for various factors that include skin to skin touching, stress in case of cold sores, kissing, oral sex and sexual contact with an infected individual. Herpes is totally different from canker sores as they are highly contagious and there is no permanent cure for herpes. The symptoms of herpes can be identified within a week of exposure to the virus. Flu like symptoms in some individuals such as fever, head ache and nausea. Painful, red and itchy watery blisters appearing on the affected areas are the most common symptom of herpes and cold sores.
zovirax cream is recommended anti viral drug for herpes simplex treatment which is the most dreadful and socially transmitted viral disease. Acyclovir cream is also known as Generic Zovirax. Acyclovir cream also treats genital herpes. zovirax cream was approved by the FDA in 1982. Acyclovir cream increases the resistance to herpes simplex virus and very much effective for cold sores treatment. The acyclovir cream starts its effectiveness immediately after application. zovirax cream is also very helpful in cold sores treatment appearing on the lips, face also. zovirax cream treats the cold sores pain very effectively.