Sores Begone Blog — contagious herpes infection
An active cold sore infection is highly contagious from the early warning symptom, such as the tingle, itch or numb sensation we’re all too familiar with to the time the sore has completely healed. Even if the sore is no longer visible yet that area is still tender to the touch, you are vulnerable to an immediate re-occurrence if the triggers are there – over-exposure to sun or wind, fatigue, irritation or trauma to the area, low immune system. During that time, no kissing or contact with mouth ANYWHERE, if you get my drift. No sharing of eating utensils or...