Humans Herpesviruses Type 1(HHV1)--colds sores and fever blisters?
- A) Transmission
- -Direct Contact
- B) Symptoms
- -Painful, itchy skin lesions, usually on or around the lips; may be accompained by flu-like symptoms (malaise, fever, muscle pain)
- D) Treatment
- - Antiviral med limits duration of outbreak and amount of virus shed, but does not cure.
- E) Prevention
- - Avoid contact with individuals who have active lesions