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Oral Herpes (cont.)

Oral Herpes (HSV-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 85% of the population has been infected with HSV-1.

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