Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

Herpes simplex virus type 1 near the mouth

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HSV-1 usually occurs around the mouth. The sores look like blisters and are commonly called cold sores.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofMay 27, 2016

Current as of: May 27, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology