What causes cold sores?
Cold sores are brought on by the herpes virus.
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a cold sore is a form of herpes. you must never have oral sex when you have one or you have a very good chance of contracting genital herpes. unfortunately , yes!! they are , …they are a form of herpies , named oral herpies .
Cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus. It is possible to get oral herpes from someone's genitals or fluid that comes into contact with genital mucous membranes (i.e. s…perm) "Genital Herpes is contagious via mucus membranes, found in the mouth, genitals, nose, eyes and anus. They contain a thick liquid in which Genital Herpes travels. Sperm and vaginal fluids will usually be mixed with the fluids from mucus membranes."
A cold sore is caused by a virus.
Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus (HSV-Type 1).
The herpes virus causes cold sores on the lips.
Herpes Simplex Virus herpes
No. Herpes simplex type I causes cold sores.
Cold sores and chickenpox are caused by viruses. Other diseases canbe cause by viruses as well but also bacteria.
Cold sores are caused by a virus HSV-type 1. Yes oral herpes is a viral infection.
Herpes simplex type 1 virus is normally responsible for cold sores.
cold sores are a form of herpes... sexually transmitted, but sex doesnt necessarily have to be involved. it could be kissing. You need a better answer than I can provide for t…he process.
Cold sores are caused by a virus called oral herpes not organisms.
Cold sores are caused by a virus called oral herpes. They can occur any where on or around the mouth and on the face. They commonly occur on the lips or around the mouth. Cold… sores are often passed by being innocently kissed by some one that has cold sores. It's possible that some one may have kissed this person on or around the eyes while they had a cold sore.
Cold sores occur when your immune system is run down or lowered by stress. They can also be triggered by being out in the sun or in cold weather for long periods of time.
Cold Sores are usually caused by Herpes Simplex 1 virus, but they can be caused by other things such as food or the sun.
Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Most cases involve the type 1 strain, HSV-1, though HSV-2 is sometimes responsible. HSV-2 also causes genital warts. The …disease can be spread among individuals, thus those with active sores should avoid touching them and practice proper hygiene.