what's herpes

What's Herpes?

As the name says, Herpes or Herpes Simplex Viruses, are skin and mucous infections caused by the HSV (herpes simplex virus). It is very common, and it can affect any part of the skin and the mucosa, but it is more common in the mouth, the external genitalia and the anal region. 2 types of Herpes Simplex Virus have been identified, type 1 and type 2. The HSV-1 is usually related to oral herpes, so it usually causes cold sores and fever blisters in the face.

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genital herpes

What's the difference of HSV 1, HSV 2, Oral Herpes, Genital Herpes?

The hsv 1 virus and the hsv 2 virus are two types of viruses that lead to the development of diseases like genital herpes and oral herpes. Herpes mostly appears on the mouth or the genitals. Also, two categories of herpes developed as a result of these viruses are: Genital Herpes, Oral Herpes. It mostly infects the mouth that leads to cold sores developing in the mouth.

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