Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Herpes labialis (Cold Sores)

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Herpes labialis or cold sores in the English language is an infection marked by the appearance of lesions are accompanied by pain in the lips or other parts of the mouth. This infection is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).

Signs and Symptoms of Herpes labialis :
In general, appeared in four stages, namely:
Stage 1:
There is a tingling, itching or burning sensation around the lips or nose for 1-2 days. Some are accompanied by fever also swollen lymph nodes in the neck and there is not.

Stage 2 :
Emerging dots containing water, in the form of single or lined up like bunches, often accompanied by pain.

Stage 3:
The points of water will break up the wound wet. At this stage the virus is easily transmitted to others.

Stage 4:
The wound began to dry up and heal.
Usually from stage 1 to stage emergence takes 4 for 2-3 weeks.

When the disease is cured, herpes simplex virus is not destroyed but is hiding in the nerve cells, away from the immune system, so that in certain circumstances the virus can come back to the surface of the skin and cause re-infection.

Infection replicates normally triggered by:
- Sunstroke on the lips
- Fever
- Flu / colds
- Cold weather
- Food Allergies
- Injury in mouth
- Dental treatment
- Stress
- Too tired

In most patients, repeat infections Herpes Simplex type-1 might just cause a bit of pain disorders, but it can be fatal in:
- People with immune system disorders (eg AIDS)
- Patients who undergo chemotherapy
- Patients who undergo radiation therapy
- Patients who undergo a bone marrow transplant.

In these people, sores in the mouth that can interfere with eating large spread of the virus to the brain and can be fatal.

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