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Are Cold Sores Contagious?

Posted on December 5, 2022 by Richard Cyr
When someone gets a cold sore or knows anyone who has one, it isn't uncommon to allow them to wonder, "Are cold sores contagious?" And the solution to the question is yes, cold sores are contagious in more ways than one.The herpes virus that always causes cold sores is easily spread--even if the infected person doesn't have a dynamic cold sore.Cold sores are contagious, and the HSV-1 virus that triggers cold sores exists within an estimated 80% of the populace...