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Herpes


Introduction

Herpes is a viral disease, caused by herpes simpler virus (HSV) and it is also known as Cold sores.

Symptoms

The symptoms are superficial clean vesicles (blisters) with red base, usually on lips or face.
The cold sores are usually break open, leak a clean fluid, then crust and disappear within days.

Method of spread

It is usually spread when a person touches a cold sore or touches infected fluids.
Direct contact with secretions from throat and mouth of infected person.

Incubation

(The period between the initial infection and the appearance of symptoms)
It usually takes 2-12 days from date of contact.

Communicable period

(The time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly)
Usually up to 7 weeks after onset.

Control

Avoid coming in contact with secretion or infections material.

What to do

For severe cases, contact to your doctor.

Prevention

Avoid contact with children with eczema or burns and the immune compromised.