Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Herpes Simplex Type 1 Prevention

The prevention of herpes gingivostomatitis includes:

  • Avoid physical contact with people who have ulcers or blisters around the mouth.
  • Do not share eating utensils with someone who has blisters or ulcers around the mouth.
  • Wash hands frequently.

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Herpes Simplex Type 1 References
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