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Fever blisters and canker sores
Alternative namesCanker sores and fever blisters
Fever blisters or cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. Fever blisters often recur in the same location.
Update Date: 5/17/2003Bridget Martell, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Last updated: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:20:03 GMT