Cold Sore Transmission?

Patient

Q: Today I was talking with one of my friends and she accidentally spit on my face, basically on my mouth and additionally the area around it. Later tonight I saw her with ointment on her face and she said that she was getting the tingling indicating a cold sore. I'm super scared of getting one, is this possible for me to get one in this circumstance??? I've never had one before...

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