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What Causes Cold Sore Under My Nose
I have what I assume to be a cold sore next to my nose.Does this mean that I have herpes?I have a sinus infection right now, could that have caused it
Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more
Yesterday, i had a cold sore under my nose, until today, it's still itchy how will this affect my eating?
It shouldn't: Some food may be more irritating to the sore than others but you should be able to eat pretty much anything you normally do. ...Read more
It could happen: Recurrent oral herpes (cold sore) outbreaks usually occur in pretty much the same place every time, usually on or near the lips. But it can happen anywhere nearby, including the nose. If the bridge of your nose is a new place, a cold sore is less likely. If this is your first possible outbreak, probably it's something else. If in doubt, see a doctor for professional evaluation and testing. ...Read more
No: Probably staph bacterial lesion. A DR can help you. ...Read more
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