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COLD SORE?
I have a red spot on my top lip where my cold sore was, is it still contagious? I've had a cold sore recently that lasted 12 days. It scabbed already and the scab fell off but there's still a red spot where it was. I'm still applying Acyclovir in hopes of making it disappear. Please help get rid of it because I have an important meeting in two days.
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Usually cold sores heal on their own and no treatment is required. Repeated applications of medication may irritate the skin there
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Most of cold  sores, are viral in nature and doesnt require any medication. After 7days they heal up once infection subsides.
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Yes it can be contagious Keep applying the acyclovir for more days And red spot will take time to get healed and come in the normal color of lips
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avoid having very spicy food
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