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redness remains after cold sore

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bobbybobbybobby

I had a cold sore that i treated with Zovirax. Part of the area still looks red about 2 weeks after it has dried and healed. Is this normal? Does it mean that the area is still highly contagious?:confused:

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yak13

I find that if I pick the scab off too soon, it will leave a bright red scar. Bigger sores will leave the red mark as well. Doesn't mean you are contagious; it is just a scar.

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