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Should hsv-1 infeted people be considered untouchables by the remaining 10% un-infected population. Seems indian caste system is relevant for health?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
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In brief: Poor grandma!

Herpes simplex virus, type 1 is the oral type, commonly known as cold sores that one sees on the lip border when one feels tired, gets a cold, or spends time in the sun.
Over 90% of the population is affected because someone (grandmas, parents, spouses, etc...) kissed us while a cold sore was about to come out. World would be a sad place w/o the affection of grandmas and those around us. C cmnt.

In brief: Poor grandma!

Herpes simplex virus, type 1 is the oral type, commonly known as cold sores that one sees on the lip border when one feels tired, gets a cold, or spends time in the sun.
Over 90% of the population is affected because someone (grandmas, parents, spouses, etc...) kissed us while a cold sore was about to come out. World would be a sad place w/o the affection of grandmas and those around us. C cmnt.
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However, when one has a lip sore, please avoid kissing others intimately in private areas, as a cold lip sore can then become a nagging burning painful recurring private sore.
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