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Is it normal for your lip to swell when you get a cold sore?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Cold sore

Yes, it is. A cold sore is an open wound and as such the surrounding tissues will swell in an effort to help it heal.

In brief: Cold sore

Yes, it is. A cold sore is an open wound and as such the surrounding tissues will swell in an effort to help it heal.
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