A 18-year-old female asked:
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can birthcontrol cause cold sores? i've had a bump on my lip in the corner for a week or so and been on the pill for over a month. please help!

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Cold sores: Yes birth control can cause an outbreak of cold sores
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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