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What You Should Know About Cold Sores
...Approximately 80 to 90 percent of Americans have been exposed to the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV­1), which causes cold sores...

Herpes simplex
...If you’ve ever had a cold sore or fever blister, you picked up the herpes simplex virus...

Cold sores
...Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV)...

Genital herpes
...It’s caused by the herpes simplex virus...

Herpes Simplex
...If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus...

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
...The most common STIs are herpes simplex virus (HSV), genital warts, molluscum contagiosum, pubic lice (crabs), scabies, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and HIV/AIDS...