Well, I still have the cold sore under my nose - albeit only red now. But, for about a year, I have been suffering with painful, red cracks/splits at the side of my mouth. Not ALL the time, but more often than not they will appear - where the lips meet at the sides. I have tried everything I can think of: Blisteze Healing cream, Blisteze Moisturising Cream, Vaseline, Kamillosan (Marigold ointment), Manuka Honey, Aloe Vera gel and Aloe Vera with Vaseline, various heavy duty creams for eczema (I don't have eczema elsewhere) and even cream for Thrush!! Nothing works, I just have to wait it out - usually a good couple of weeks. There is no pattern - not associated with the weather etc. Is there anything anyone can suggest - please? I am really sick of this p.s. The are definitely NOT coldsores. I am an expert on what a coldsore looks and feels like! Help!