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Picture of Cold Sore Between Nose and Mouth

Picture of Cold Sore Between Nose and Mouth

Can a cold sore appear somewhere other than your lip? They are not as common, but cold sores can appear anywhere on the face, including on the cheek, chin, or nose. Most people's cold sores reappear in the same area each time.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on August 03, 2010

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Text: "Coping With Cold Sores", WebMD Slideshow

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