Cold sores is a Herpes simplex virus that can cause infections that affect the mouth, face, genitals, skin, and the buttocks area.
Today I will teach you about cold sores !
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What are cold sores ? sounds disgusting
Cold sores are created by the replication process of the herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2. Current studies show that about 77% of cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex type 1 and about 23% by the type 2 version of this simplex virus.
So cold sores is also a infection of herpes ?
Yes! Check out this fact about cold sores below.
Cold sores are highly contagious herpes simplex virus infections that spread from person-to-person via direct contact. The infection causes fluid-filled, tiny blisters around the lips that can gradually burst, oozing fluid and forming crusts. Cold sores resolve in a few weeks without treatment. Antiviral drugs may be prescribed for faster healing.
so this answers your question herpes ?
Yes , I found this out when I researched it before we came to the lab.