|Herpes Simplex on the Lips|
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- Through kissing and other close contact
- Through sharing eating utensils, razors, towels, or other personal items
- Sharing food or drink
- Contact with saliva containing HSV
Cold sores. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/common/cold%5Fsores.html . Updated October 2010. Accessed March 20, 2013.
Herpes labialis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated May 27, 2011. Accessed March 20, 2013.
Herpes simplex. American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org/skin-conditions/dermatology-a-to-z/herpes-simplex . Accessed March 20, 2013.
- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 06/2013 -
- Update Date: 06/24/2013 -