Herpes - Cold sores in the mouth

Labial herpes

Herpes in the mouth and on the lips are also known as cold sores (herpes labialis). These are small, painful blisters that are very contagious and are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1. Herpes infections are unpleasant and painful, but usually have no further complications.

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