I Have a Cold Sore, Can I Be Near My Newborn Baby?
Cold sores are highly contagious. But what are you to do when you have a cold sore and also a newborn baby to care for? What is a Cold Sore? Cold sores are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). They look like small blisters around the lips, mouth, chin, cheeks, or even nose. Within