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    So my new boyfriend gets coldsores and I really don't want to get them. I'm seeing him tomorrow and I know, seeing as he currently has a coldsore, I can't kiss him. Is there anything else I can do to prevent catching it in future?
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    You probably will - most people have the virus, even if not all of them ever get a coldsore.

    Encourage him to use an aciclovir cream as soon as he feels the tingle of another one coming (this will typically happen less and less over the years). Once opened, the cream doesn't last long, so keep a new one in the medicine cabinet.
 
 
 
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