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How can a baby get a cold sore?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fever blister
Fever blister is pretty much universal.
We get it mostly from our parents. Is caused by herpes virus 1. Is alway in your body, goes in sleeping mode and gets activated at random (some people never, other people more often). Triggers like a cold, stress may activate it. Talk to pediatrician because we want to be sure is a cold sore and not something else. We want to treat patient the proper way.

In brief: Fever blister
Fever blister is pretty much universal.
We get it mostly from our parents. Is caused by herpes virus 1. Is alway in your body, goes in sleeping mode and gets activated at random (some people never, other people more often). Triggers like a cold, stress may activate it. Talk to pediatrician because we want to be sure is a cold sore and not something else. We want to treat patient the proper way.
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