Herpes is a highly contagious viral infection which usually affects skin. Herpes simplex virus often causes blister, cold sore and watery lesion around the infected area. There are two types of herpes virus: herpes simplex virus1 (Oral Herpes) and herpes simplex virus2 (Genital herpes). As you know that both kind of herpes are evenly contagious and anyone can easily get infected by this virus. Oral herpes is a type of herpes disease which usually affects facial and mouth area. Oral herpes usually spread through kissing, involving in oral sexual activities and by any way that virus can infect you. Sexual activities are the not only way to get infected from this virus. There are certain ways that has the ability to infect you. Using infected stuff like toothbrush, utensils, towel, razor and any other things that are infected can infect you. People may also get infected by this virus from the herpes patient even they have no symptoms of it. Many people living with herpes don’t even know that they are suffering from herpes due to very mild symptoms of it.
As far as the symptoms of oral herpes are concern, there are many signs and symptoms of herpes which help you to identify whether you have herpes or not. Oral herpes symptoms usually occurs around the oral area. The symptoms of herpes might be symptomatic or it can be severe. Symptoms such as Watery lesion, painful blister and cold sore are the major symptoms of oral herpes. Symptoms such as cold sore on the tongue, painful watery lesion on the lips, itching burning and tingling around the mouth and lips area, sore throat, difficult in swallowing is the other symptoms that someone can also suffer from. You can also get symptoms of it like muscle pain, symptoms like flu. All these symptoms usually occurs within two or three weeks after getting exposure of herpes simplex virus.
Herpes is a type of disease that is categorized as chronic illness that means you can’t cure such types of disease. But there are several medications available which helps you to decrease the symptoms of herpes illness. This is the only thing you can do to oral herpes. Acyclovir, famcyclovir, val-acyclovir and Valtrex are some medicines available which helps you to decrease the symptoms of herpes illness. Laser treatment and natural based therapy can also help you to decrease the symptoms. Herpes natural therapy can boost up your immune system and this will help you to fight better with herpes symptoms. Herpes Prevention is far better than Herpes cure. Here are the some precautions that can help to prevent spreading herpes. One of the best way to prevent spreading herpes is to be honest to other. If you know that you are suffering from herpes let know other about this virus. As much as possible avoid oral form of sexual activities. Do not ever use infected towels, toothbrush, utensils and any other infected stuffs that may be harmful for you.