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Cold sore in my nose. How contagious?

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angie77

Please help. I get cold sores on my mouth only. I just got over a cold and was blowing my nose a lot. I developed a sore inside my nose. I didn't realize it was a cold sore. I thought i was an abrasion from blowing my nose. Before I realized that it is most likely a cold sore, I was romantic with the person I am dating. This includes a ton of kissing and I gave him oral sex. Now I am petrified that I passed it on to him.

As the sore was in my nose, he never touched it, it never touched him. What is the likelihood that it would spread to his face and genitals through saliva alone?

Freaking out :(

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jcanadian

hey angie!

i've had this experience a few months ago...i thought it was just irritation from blowing my nose but it turned out what i think to be a cold sore on my nose. it was unfortunate that i only realized this AFTER kissing my boyfriend :(

i asked my doc about it and she said that an OB on your nose is very unlikely and it could be some other type of virus....but either way contact should be avoided during this time no matter what.

needless to say, my boyfriend didn't contract anything....but i'd def warn him about it!

it'll be okay, just talk to your boyfriend and if he does contract it, deal with it further then :)

you'll be okay!

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