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How do you know if you have a cold sore...?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: cold sore

A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain ; itching.
It breaks open ; releases fluid that is teaming with the herpes simplex type 1 virus.

In brief: cold sore

A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain ; itching.
It breaks open ; releases fluid that is teaming with the herpes simplex type 1 virus.
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