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A 27-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old male:

My bestfriend's bf gets lip blisters ever since he was a kid. he got them last in 2012 due to sun exposure, this time after a fever. is it contagious?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Cold blisters: Herpesviruses at the edge of the lip are contagious, so much so that most people your age are already infected. Stress, illness and sun exposure can cause a new breakout.
Last updated Sep 25, 2015


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