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Are coldsores herpes?

The virus that causes cold sores is known as the herpes simplex virus (HSV)! There are two types of HSV, type I and type II! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Felicia Reply:

    Do Cold Sores Always Mean Herpes?. If you have a cold sore, this means that you're infected with the herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) virus that causes oral herpes. Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_5332480_do-sores-always-mean-herpes.html

  2. Lindsy Reply:

    1) He could have got it anywhere, the herpes virus is very contagious 2) yes, almost definitely, unless you are in some way immune 3) yes, herpes = coldsore, coldsore = herpes 4) plenty, scabby, itchy, infectious sores Source(s): I’ve even

  3. Carlyn Reply:

    Cold sores are also commonly known as fever blisters, oral herpes or herpes labialis. Theya re caused by the Herpes simplex virus. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-do-coldsores-have-in-common-with-herpes

  4. Luanne Reply:

    Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 cause fever blisters or cold sores, All types of Herpes Simplex Virus are contagious. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-if-the-non-contagious-herpes….the-coldsore-one

  5. Cleotilde Reply:

    Herpes is a virus that is transmitted to people from other people, it never goes away. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-are-herpes-and-coldsores-caused-by

  6. Minnie Reply:

    I have (2) very small coldsores; are all coldsores herpes? I gave my boyfriend oral sex and had 2 very. I am terrified of the small coldsores 2 days later fact I might have he

  7. Robyn Reply:

    I agree that kids are not being given the information they need to make healthful decisions! You could suggest to your guidance counselor that this would be a valuable addition to the curriculum! Or you could do your own study of the subject and prepare a paper or a talk that you could use to share what youve learned! Does your school have a newspaper or newsletter?? if so, you could ask them to print an article on the subject! Good for you for caring about the welfare of your fellow students!

  8. Ela Reply:

    Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which lives inside nerve tissue. Despite their name, cold sores have nothing to do with colds.

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