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Can anybody get cold sores on their eyelid?
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Thank you for writing - that's a great question.
You can't get actual cold sores on your eyelids but cold sores are part of the herpes family and you can get a herpes infection in the eye. It's called herpes simplex keratitis.June 21, 2018 - 11:52am
You may have a stye, instead, on your eyelid, upper or lower. These can be very painful and can look very much like small cold sores.
See your doctor for a diagnosis - I hope you get it cleared up soon.