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Picture of Cold Sore Between Nose and Mouth

Picture of Cold Sore Between Nose and Mouth

Cold sores typically appear on the lips; however, they may also occur on the face. Areas affected by facial herpes may include the chin, nose, and cheeks. Cold sores, wherever they are, tend to break out in the same areas on affected individuals during outbreaks.

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Text Reference: The New Zealand Herpes Foundation: “Facial Herpes”