Causes of Cold sores
List of causes of Cold sores
Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions
(see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Cold sores)
that could possibly cause Cold sores includes:
More causes:see full list of causes for Cold sores
Primary Cause of Cold sores
The primary cause of Cold sores is the result:
- of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following:
saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.
Cold sores Causes: Risk Factors
The following conditions have been cited in various
sources as potentially causal risk factors
related to Cold sores:
Cold sores: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Cold sores, consider researching the causes of these
these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Cold sores:
Cold sores: Causes and Types
Causes of Broader Categories of Cold sores: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
Cold sores as a symptom:
Conditions listing Cold sores
as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Cold sores.
Our database lists the following as having
Cold sores as a symptom of that condition:
Medications or substances causing Cold sores:
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Cold sores as a symptom.
This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances
may cause your symptoms.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Read more about medication causes of Cold sores
Related information on causes of Cold sores:
As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
Further relevant information on causes of Cold sores may be found in:
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