I at the moment have got a cold sore on my lip also my index fingers are all cracked and sometimes bleed,for years i have taken it that i was allergic to sustances etc only now i know it is when i am in a flare.sweetladyjane;522191 said:Just wondering how many of you here suffer with herpes infections regularly. I get the infection on my index finger and sometimes in my nose. Before it comes I get the sorest skin. Is this a common ailment suffered by we Lupies??