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Oral Herpes (cont.)

Oral Herpes (HSV-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:

  • atopic eczema,
  • encephalitis,
  • keratoconjunctivitis,
  • pharyngitis,
  • hepatitis,
  • herpes whitlow (HSV blisters or lesions on the finger(s).

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