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I've had a dry cold for a few weeks now saw throat itchy ears inside no infection but I keep developing coldsores on my lips what would this be?

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Dr. David Lortscher
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In brief: Canker or cold sores

Cold sores are caused by HSV (virus) and occur on the outsides of the lips.
Canker sores are on the inside and are more due to stress and not caused by a virus. Treatment depends on which you are dealing with.

In brief: Canker or cold sores

Cold sores are caused by HSV (virus) and occur on the outsides of the lips.
Canker sores are on the inside and are more due to stress and not caused by a virus. Treatment depends on which you are dealing with.
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