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How can I know if u have herpes simplex 1?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Medical evaluation

Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv-1).
Tingling ;/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. Hsv-1 can also cause genital lesions. See your dr or an std clinic for accurate assessment ; lab testing.

In brief: Medical evaluation

Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv-1).
Tingling ;/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. Hsv-1 can also cause genital lesions. See your dr or an std clinic for accurate assessment ; lab testing.
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