Hi my 5 year old has a coldsore I normally

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Q: Hi my 5 year old has a coldsore I normally put coldsore patch on but was on corner of mouth so I couldn't. She is normally good and doesn't touch them but today she picked her scab while at school than she told me that she never washed her hands before she went to toilet I'm freaking out that she could spread the virus to her genitals. She has has cold sores for about 2 years

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