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    How can a cold sore on the lip during pregnancy be treated?

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Posted on Tue, 1 Aug 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: I'm 9 wks pregnant and I have a cold sore now and I'm stressing out. Will this harm my fetus? Can I use anything? I'm 34 yrs and this is my first pregnancy and I have have many cold sores over the years normally get them when run down please help put my mind at ease
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nothing worrisome.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
I HAVE GONE THROUGH YOUR QUERY,there is nothing to worry.You can take steam inhalation and levocetrazine 5mg daily with out any sideeffect to baby.
Please feel free to discuss further. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Wishing you good health.
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