If you are prone to getting outbreaks of cold sores that culminate in a blister on lip areas of your mouth then you might need to start thinking about ways to minimize this susceptibility. If you already have the virus in your body then there is nothing you can do to get rid of it. All you can do is do the things that give you the best chance of not falling foul to an outbreak.
If you have either of the following cold sore symptoms:
… then you should follow some or all of the following advice:
Keep in the best possible health.
Cold sores can break out when you are weak, tired or fatigued so if you are finding yourself working long hours without rest and feeling like you’ve been through the ringer at the end of the day you need to start taking things a bit more easy.
Make sure your immune system is in optimal condition
Cold sores can also emerge when your immunities are down, so making sure you consume all the correct amounts of nutritional vitamins and minerals will help boost your immune system and reduce the risk of cold sores.
Do not get physically injured
Cold sores and other versions of herpes such as shingles can break out after a trauma to the body. This can be anything from a broken bone to some other impact injury, cut, burn etc. Staying safe in your day to day activities will help you out immensely here.
This video contains more information about preventing cold sores: