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Cold Sores Herpes – How To Contain Outbreaks?

Cold Sores HerpesCold sores herpes are caused by the herpes simplex virus; usually type I. Cold sores herpes often appear on the lips and mouth. Cold sores on lips are pretty common. Some people experience a tingling or burning feeling within a day or two before the sore actually appears. Cold sores herpes shows up as a red base with a group of blisters on top. In a few days, the blisters pop and then they crust over. In a few weeks, the spot will heal. Cold sores rarely leave a scar.

Herpes Viral Infection of The Eye Review

Herpes Viral Infection Of The EyeA herpes viral infection of the eye is caused by the same virus that causes cold sores herpes. Also known as ocular herpes, this condition is caused by the herpes simplex virus. When a person has a herpes viral infection of the eye, they develop a sore inside the eyelid or on the cornea itself. The cornea is the clear part of the eye. If the person has inflammation of the cornea from this virus they are said to have herpes simplex keratitis.

Herpes Simplex Keratitis Treatment – What Are My Options?

Herpes Simplex KeratitisHerpes simplex keratitis is in layman’s terms eye herpes that is caused by a herpes virus affecting the cornea of the eye. In most cases, herpes viral infection of the eyes affects only one eye, but in very rare occurrences can spread to the other eye if left untreated.

Once, a herpes virus enters a human body, it remains there for life in a dormant asymptomatic state flaring up from time to time, once immune system shield is down due to an illness or other predisposing condition.