COLD SORES – SYMPTOMS
Cold sores usually pass through several stages. So, here’s how you can recognize a Cold Sore.
Itching & Tingling:
Most of the people develop tingling and itching a day or two before the cold sore appears.
A collection of small fluid-filled blisters typically break out.
Crusting & Oozing
The small blisters may burst; leaving shallow open source that will ooze fluid and then crust over.
Remember, signs and symptoms vary, depending on whether this is your first outbreak or a recurrence. They can last several days, and the blisters can take two to four weeks to heal completely.