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I had a cold sore which heal and now I have redness where the cold sore used to be, does this heal?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Cold sore erythema

Yes, it should heal just like when you cut yourself it scabs, then is red, and then the redness eventually fades

In brief: Cold sore erythema

Yes, it should heal just like when you cut yourself it scabs, then is red, and then the redness eventually fades
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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