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A 28-year-old female asked:

If a fever blister on the roof of the mouth is gone, but the area is still tender is it still contagious?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Probably not: If no blister or vesicle is there, you are probably feeling the after effects of the lesion which should fade with time.
Last updated Jul 18, 2013


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