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Cold Sores and Herpes Simplex

Craig Kraffert, MD

Herpes simplex virus, or HSV, skin infections are very common. By some estimates, up to 95 percent of adults in the United States tested will demonstrate antibodies indicating past exposure to this virus. The manifestations of herpes simplex virus exposure range from undetected one time infection to recurrent debilitating eruptions. Read More