Can you tell me if I pull a cold sore scab off and put abreva will it spread still?

Don't recommend. doing that. Let the scab come off by itself. Recommend oral antiviral if you are concerned about transmitting the virus. Yes - it can still spread if you pull off the scab.

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Can you tell me if I pull a cold sore scab off and put abreva will it still spread?

Don't do it! Yes it will spread. Bad idea to do from healing or scarring standpoint. Never pick at coldsores! if cold sores are a chronic issue for you, see your primary doctor for a prescription medication you can take at the onset (when you feel the tingling and before there is a visible sore) of a new episode. Read more...