Herpes Simplex Virus 1 infection : Herpes Labialis

Herpes labialis (Orolabial Herpes/ Cold Sore/ Fever blister) is an infection of the lip by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). The sores around the mouth typically heal within 2–3 weeks, but the herpes virus remains dormant in the facial nerves, following orofacial infection, periodically reactivating (in symptomatic people) to create sores in the same area of…