Skip Nav
Health
Why Your Face-Picking Could Be a Deeper Psychological Issue
Oscars
These Peachy Oscars Makeup Looks Are Seriously Sweet
Oscars
Ruth Negga Took This Eyeshadow Trend to the Next Level on the Oscars Red Carpet
Nails
The Manicures to Nail From London Fashion Week

Cold Sores 101: How Much Do You Really Know About Them?

Cold sores are nothing to be ashamed of. They affect almost everyone. Even celebrities. Yes, poor Katie Holmes, Alexa Chung, Rihanna and even Angelina Jolie have all been papped sporting the suckers. But although most people know the basics — as in sharing a toothbrush or glass with someone who has a cold sore is a no no, as is pashing them, sorry! — a quick survey of the office revealed that people don't tend to know the ins and outs of the virus, such as the medical term, what causes them and how best to treat them. So we thought we'd test your knowledge to see just how much you know about cold sores now!

 

Cold Sores 101: How Much Do You Really Know About Them?

What is the medical term for cold sores?

Progress  
Around The Web
More From POPSUGAR
Join The Conversation

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds