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If some people get cold sores can they spread it to others?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is contagious viral infection caused by herpes simplex 1.

In brief: Yes

It is contagious viral infection caused by herpes simplex 1.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

If the person with whom they are in intimate contact has not previously had herpes simplex infection they may develop a primary infection.

In brief: Possible

If the person with whom they are in intimate contact has not previously had herpes simplex infection they may develop a primary infection.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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