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Herpes virus infections

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Herpes simplex primary (children typically contract) determines the acute herpetic gingivostomatitis. It is usually caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 but through the oro-genital contact, may be due to herpes simplex virus type 2 and begins with small blisters that break down quickly, forming ulcers.

oral herpes

When in the early stages is located, may resemble aphthous stomatitis, herpes but always strikes the primary gingiva and may affect other tissues, and aphthous stomatitis never affects the gingiva. (more…)

The dangers of herpes

Monday, April 26th, 2010

The main danger of herpes is for an individual to transmit his family or to send it to yourself (self-contamination) on another part of the body. The first signs of herpes can be found usually within 2-20 days after contact with the virus. However, symptoms can sometimes take longer to manifest.

Hepes in Mouth

Hepes in Mouth

If you have herpes, here are various tips to reduce the risk of contagion:

  • Avoid touching the most of herpes with your hands through your fingers you can contaminate another part of your body.
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