Hello I have had cold sores for years and they

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Q: Hello I have had cold sores for years and they have never overally bothered me. However with the arrival of this one I also have bad pain in my ear, head, and eye socket on the same side as the cold sore. Also the cheek that side is swollen and my glands too, also its making me feel extremely tired all I want to do is sleep. Is this normal?
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