Cold Sores

After a bad cold, the nose looks red and the skin starts peeling. Is there a word for this?

"Cold sores" are small spots which appear on the nose and lips when one has a cold. The word is mainly used in British English.Other people rarely use this word. Cold sores occures mainly in the tropical area such as USA, Kashmire(India),Canada etc.

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COURTESY : The Hindu (The National News-Paper) - India

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