Herpes simplex type I is an oral version of the contagious virus. Its appearance and outbreaks will typically occur on the face, mouth, or lips as cold sores or blisters. Individuals may experience pain in the area or have fevers. HSV-I is easily visible, and contact should be avoided when blisters, sores or any other outbreaks are noticeable.
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