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How does cold sore virus last on surface of skin or other

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How long does cold sore virus last on surface of skin or other surfaces. If in saliva does it last on sink or counter.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 2 years ago.

Do you mean after you have the sore how long does it take to disappear?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I fear the virus on a surface will give someone else a cold sore.
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 2 years ago.

Do you still have a cold sore?