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Hello. How common is Oral herpes ( Cold sore ) ? I know it don't go away. Is it dangerous? I have had it since childhood. I get it when its cold.

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Dr. Robert Killian
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In brief: Herpes Type One

Herpes simplex is usually found in 75% of the humans in the Western World.
It may vary by a point or two depending on the country. Most people get them from family members during childhood.

In brief: Herpes Type One

Herpes simplex is usually found in 75% of the humans in the Western World.
It may vary by a point or two depending on the country. Most people get them from family members during childhood.
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