A 27-year-old female asked:
If i took valtrex (valacyclovir) to avoid a primary outbreak of cold sores (never had one before) and never got a sore can i have passed it on by kissing a cheek?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathy Robinsonanswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not likely: If you have never had a cold sore, then it is unlikely that you could pass this on. Even with a cold sore in your history just kissing a cheek is unlikely to pass it on.
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