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Oral Herpes (HSV-1, Herpes Simplex Virus-1) Risk Factors
Unfortunately, everyone is at risk to get HSV-1 infection. The majority of children between 6 months to 3 years of age are exposed to HSV-1 simply by contact with other humans. By 14-49 years of age, about 60% of the population has been infected, and by age 60, about 80%-85% of the population has been infected with HSV-1.
Oral Herpes (HSV-1, Herpes Simplex Virus-1) Prognosis
The sores and symptoms of oral herpes usually completely disappear in two to three weeks with no scarring. However, the sores may reappear under certain stressful situations. Rarely, some complications develop in a few individuals:
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/27/2015
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