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What is the relationship between allergy and cold sores?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely cause

Cold sores (apthous ulcers) are often triggered by stress.
Hypothetically, suffering from poorly controlled "allergies" might be stressful enough to possibly trigger an ulcer or the lack of sleep, due to chronic nasal congestion from allergies, might be physiologically "stressful", but allergies do not directly "cause" these ulcers.

In brief: Unlikely cause

Cold sores (apthous ulcers) are often triggered by stress.
Hypothetically, suffering from poorly controlled "allergies" might be stressful enough to possibly trigger an ulcer or the lack of sleep, due to chronic nasal congestion from allergies, might be physiologically "stressful", but allergies do not directly "cause" these ulcers.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Alan Khadavi
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No relationship

There is none.

In brief: No relationship

There is none.
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