What Does Oral Herpes Look Like?


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Oral herpes
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Herpes is a common infection formed by two closely related viruses HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both forms of herpes can infect the area around the mouth or the genital area or both. When the infection is on or close to the mouth, it is known as oral herpes. Oral herpes is usually caused by HSV-1. Genital herpes is mostly caused by HSV-2. Oral herpes can be caused by kissing and oral intercourse.

In oral herpes, the skin or the lip area develops an ugly protrusion, rashes or sores. The skin around the mouth which is cut, sore or chapped is at risk to contract oral herpes. During the first outbreak of oral herpes, there are sores sprouting on the gums and in the mouth. You can also develop sores at the back of the throat area. Adequate amount of information is given about oral herpes on If you wan to know exactly how the oral herpes; write 'oral herpes' on a search engine and do an image search.

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