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Can you get symptoms of cold sores inside the mouth instead of outside?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Cold sores are painful lesions inside the mouth caused by viral infections.

In brief: YES

Cold sores are painful lesions inside the mouth caused by viral infections.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Cold sores are related to recurrent herpes virus outbreaks and only occur on regular skin often near the junction of the lip/regular skin.
Mouth sores, apthous ulcers, etc. can be recurrent but are not the same virus.

In brief: No

Cold sores are related to recurrent herpes virus outbreaks and only occur on regular skin often near the junction of the lip/regular skin.
Mouth sores, apthous ulcers, etc. can be recurrent but are not the same virus.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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