A member asked:

Burning redness next to a 6 day old cold sore on lip line, back to back cold sores possible? already on strong antivirals because of cold sore 1 (which was single lesion, had a white head & clear liquid when i popped forcibly so dont know?

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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Complete course of your antiviral, avoid popping any lesion for various reasons including chances of spreading it and also increasing inflammation and probable infection that may require more antimicrobial. Boost your immunity by adequate rest and nutrition; and responsibly not transmit infection to others. I hope you get well soon.

Answered Sep 14, 2023

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