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Posted by: froggy | 2004/12/16

COLD SORES - A PROBLEM?

Hi, I am about 6 weeks preggie and have just got a cold sore - is there anything to worry about? I am using activir and Zilactin B (American ointment)?
Thanks

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A cold sore on your mouth is not a problem. It is not the same as genital herpes. At 6 weeks it is best to avoid all medication unless essential. I am not familiar with Zilactin B.

Best wishes

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