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please help! what is the cause of herpes simplex 1?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex Virus: (hsv) 1 causes most oral cases (i.e. Cold sores). However, hsv -2 can also infect the mouth/ oral area.
Answered on Feb 23, 2014

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