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is crying a symptom of cold sores

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Probably not: Cold sores--or herpes simplex reactivation--usually will present as an area at the lip red border or just beyond, that initially may sting or burn and ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Auster
46 years experience in Dermatology
No- see below: Cold sores are not a symptom of corona virus but since it creates an opening in the skin avoid touching with unwashed hands
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience in Dentistry
Burning and pain: A cold sore is caused by a common virus-herpes simplex. They begin as a burning sensation in the lip area and this is followed by the formation of a b ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Just at ulcer site: Cold sores on the lips or near the lips, are usually caused by recurrent oral herpes virus. They start as a slightly raised reddish area, with a bit o ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Painful blisters: Cold sores are painful blisters on or near the lips, cause by a herpes virus. They can come and go, since the body never completely gets rid of the v ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Herpes simplex lesions can reoccur at any mucous membrane junction with skin. Lips and nostrils are the most common sites. It's just random where (o ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Pain, tingling, itch: Many people describe either pain, tingling, or itching, beginning as much as a full day before the cold sore actually comes out. They know a cold sor ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience in Dermatology
Cold sores ladt <10d: 5 to 10 days is the typical time it takes for cold sores to go away.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generic equivalent: Valacyclovir is the generic equivalent of Valtrex (valacyclovir). Same thing
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Herpes: This could be just from the small cut on your lower lip. Its difficult to say whether or not this is a cold sore (herpes actually). This can suddenl ... Read More

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