Who can contract Herpes Simplex Type 1?
-90% of American adults have been exposed to Herpes Simplex Type 1. -The virus can be passed on from mothers during vaginal birth, especially in the presence of active blisters. -By adolescence, 62% of Americans become infected by Herpes Simplex Type 1.
Where Herpes Simplex 1 is located in body:
-Around the nose -Around and inside of the mouth
Symptoms and Consequences:
-Cold Sores -Fever -Tingling or burning around mouth and nose -Sore throat -Swollen lymph nodes in neck -An increase in caution involving sex life