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Can a cold sore in your nose be contagious if you pick it?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
In brief: Cold sores
Yes. If the cold sore is painful, it is usually viral as in herpes.
If it is an open sore and oozing, it could be strep or staph infection.

In brief: Cold sores
Yes. If the cold sore is painful, it is usually viral as in herpes.
If it is an open sore and oozing, it could be strep or staph infection.
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