Cold Sores
Viruses (biological)

What does a cold sore feel like?

Answer

Wiki User
01/30/2012

They can be quite painful. They feel like a combination of a fat lip like you get if you get hit on the lip, and the worst chapped lips you ever had, plus a burn on top of it all. When you smile it can make them crack open and hurt more. They can ooze and feel like blisters.