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How long from the point of tingling, will a cold sore appear on your lip?
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Next day
Within my experience, people complain about tingling (on a lip or elsewhere; wherever they happen to get their sores) or itching, or pain, about one day before the sore appears.

In brief: Next day
Within my experience, people complain about tingling (on a lip or elsewhere; wherever they happen to get their sores) or itching, or pain, about one day before the sore appears.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Usually a day
Classic "prodrome", tenderness, tingling, itching within about 18-24 hours before outbreak.

In brief: Usually a day
Classic "prodrome", tenderness, tingling, itching within about 18-24 hours before outbreak.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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