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Herpes simplex infections are common and when they appear around the mouth and lips, people often refer to them as "cold sores" and "fever blisters." Canker sores are different than cold sores. Air droplets can spread the virus, as can direct contact with the fluid from the blisters. Cold sore treatment include over-the-counter medication as well as prescription medications.

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Terms related to Herpes Simplex Infections (Non-Genital):

  • Cold Sores
  • Fever Blisters
  • Herpes of the Lips and Mouth
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Non-Genital Herpes
  • Wrestlers' Herpes