My daughter hit my cold sore with her hand. But I washed her hands right away. Is there anyway that she can contract the hsv1 virus?
Yes and no. Almost everyone contracts that virus, at least we hope so. Once it is inside, it hardly ever causes problems. The first time it happens is worse than any others. Those "any others" are with us forever.
If someone w/ a cold sore on their chin & spit on my skin near my eye while talking & I used hand sanitizer. What are my chances of getting hsv1?
Slim. Slim to none, wouldn't be concerned. Read more...