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Herpes Labialis (Oral Herpes Simplex)

Overview

There are various types of herpes simplex viruses. Oral herpes is caused by the HSV1


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Causes

Oral herpes is mostly caused by the oral sex.


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Signs & Symptoms

The patient suffering from this disease has the following symptoms:-

  • There may be appearance of bumps. These bumps may later heal and disappear with time.
  • The patient may have decreased appetite and malaise.
  • Blisters may appear in the gums, lips, mouth, fingers, etc.
  • These blisters give the feeling of itching, burning and pain, etc.
  • Ulcers are formed at the later stages and these ulcers are very painful in nature.

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Prevention

Try to practice safe sex to prevent this disease. Also, try to avoid oral sex to prevent this disease. Vaccines are available in the market but are still at the experimental stage.


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Treatments
conservative treatment Modern Medicine

 Regularly wash the sores with water and antiseptic lotion to avoid its spread out to other persons.drugs are administered to control the discomfort level of the symptoms and to quickly heal the ulcers.

conservative treatment Modern Medicine

 Regularly wash the sores with water and antiseptic lotion to avoid its spread out to other persons.drugs are administered to control the discomfort level of the symptoms and to quickly heal the ulcers.

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