At least once in a life, everyone encountered a cold on her lips - it hurts, itching, it is embarrassing to leave her home and you can not kiss his beloved. The cold on the lips is actually a manifestation of the herpes virus, which, according to statistics, occurs in 90% of the people on the planet.
Unpleasant red inflammation on the lips, which greatly spoils the mood and appearance, is herpes. It was called a cold due to the fact that it most often appears in the fall or spring, when the human body is weakened and more prone to common colds and acute respiratory infections.
Why is a cold on the lips
The herpes virus gets into the human body in an early childhood. Hit once in the body, the virus penetrates into the nerve endings and settled there for life. At the moment, scientists have not found a way to rid a person of herpes forever, so that more than 90% of the planet's population is the carrier of this virus.
Periodically, herpes "wakes up" and is selected outside - rashes appear on the skin, lips, genitals and around the eyes.
There are many factors that contribute to the development of herpes: