Thanks for your question. Many people do not get any symptoms of herpes and would not even know that they carry it around their mouth. The symptoms of oral herpes can range from and include a crack in the skin, a small rash, a cluster of small painful blisters, a yellow crusting of the affected lip skin. Some people feel the tingling burning sensation just before a cold sore appears but not everyone feels this. Health Nurse
This answer was posted on September 7, 2016.
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