Can people die form herpes simplex?

Yes possible but. is rare. Herpes simplex mostly confines to generals or oral cavity during the remissions virus stay dormant in the nerve roots , some times invades brain membranes may cause fulminant encephalitis , which is fortunately rare.

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Could you die from herpes labialis which is caused by the herpes simplex virus.?

In general. In an immunocompetent host (a person with a healthy immune system), a herpes simplex infection is not accepted as a disease process that causes significant mortality (deaths) or morbidity (health related hardships). Read more...

Does the herpes simplex virus survives in make-up like mascara and eyeliner forever or will it die after a while?

Huh? I've never heard of herpes in masacara? Why would herpes get into mascara in the first place? Unless you rubbed mascara wand over a cold sore or a genital sore? This is a question that, i believe, is beyond scientific explanation. If you're at all worried, however, why not throw out the mascara and/or eyeliner and start with a new one? Read more...

What is herpes simplex 6?

Human herpesvirus 6. You probably don't mean herpes simplex, but human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6). It's one of 9 human herpesviruses, including herpes simpex virus types 1 and 2, Epstein Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and the numbered HHV series. HHV6 causes the common childhood rash called roseola, or exanthem subitum. There has been controversy about a link to multiple sclerosis, but probably not real. Read more...

What is herpes simplex type 1?

Cold sores. Hsv ! is the name for cold sores that commonly occur on the lips. Read more...
A DNA virus. HSV I is a strain of a DNA virus well known for it's tendency to recur in humans. It was originally first associated with simple cold sores near the lips but can be found in genital herpes breakouts where HSV type 2 was seen is the primary cause. These DNA viruses can hibernate in the body off & on for a lifetime. Read more...

How can people get herpes simplex?

HSV - 1 ; 2. The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. Read more...

What is herpes simplex type 1 from?

DNA virus. Hs type 1 is produced by a dna virus that commonly passes in the oral secretions or from direct contact with the skin. It is most commonly identified in "cold sores" which are actually a reactivation of a previous hs1 infection. Read more...