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Is this a cold sore on DS??

(6 Posts)
MyEternalSunshine Fri 14-Oct-16 09:18:40

Three year old DS had this scab looking thing appear on his face two days ago never seen it before it just was there one morning I don't know anyone in friends or family who has cold sores but obviously know it can be dormant and he has always been to preschools and nurserys so could have picked it up anywhere sad please help

AnyFucker Fri 14-Oct-16 09:21:39

Looks more like inpetigo

AnyFucker Fri 14-Oct-16 09:22:00

*impetigo

MyEternalSunshine Fri 14-Oct-16 09:34:59

That's a relief! I was hoping as I saw no blisters associated with a cold sore, thanks smile

AnyFucker Fri 14-Oct-16 12:29:54

it does mean no school until it has cleared up

MyEternalSunshine Fri 14-Oct-16 12:54:14

I've got him in with the nurse later today, yes if it is impetigo he'll have to stay off poor thing!

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