May I ask for information on Cold Sores aka Herpes Simplex type 1...

Philippines
December 18, 2006 9:17pm CST
anybody with more information about this virus? its cause? its trigger? and how to stop it from re-occuring or from spreading? Does it spread even if if it is dormant? any info will help..thank you
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@Deane_2005 (1645)
• Philippines
24 Jan 07
Herpes Simplex Virus or cold sores are cause by a certain virus that can be found in polluted air and environment. Its is also transmitted by kissing or sharing utensils.It can be caused by a lot of factors actually , it might be a cold, fatigue and stress just to name a few. It is an infection of nerve cell and it is difficult to combat. Antiviral medicine can help, avoid stress and fatigue. Here's some link for you to know this type of disease. http://dermatology.about.com/cs/herpessimplex/a/hsvworks.htm http://www.herpesonline.org/articles/herpes_simplex_virus.html http://www.umm.edu/altmed/ConsConditions/HerpesSimplexViruscc.html Hope it will help!!
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