How Long Is Oral Herpes Contagious?


Oral herpes is sometimes also known as a cold sore. The typical time the disease is contagious includes all time between the initial tingling sensation often felt before an outbreak occurs, up until the sore heals over and disappears. Oral herpes is not contagious outside of an outbreak.
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The herpes simplex virus is highly contagious, its is only contagious though then you have an outbreak and not when its dormant in your body.
Herpes labialis is infection of the lips, mouth, or gums with the herpes simplex virus. It leads to the development of small, painful blisters commonly called cold sores or fever
Tingling When oral herpes begins to activate a cold sore the first symptom is an itchy or tingly feeling in the nerve endings at the site where the sore will appear. Blisters The
About 80 percent of American adults have oral herpes
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