• Oral Herpes Categorization

Category (Skin, General, Viral, Contagious) Viral Infections Characterized By Skin And Mucous Membrane Lesions
System Integumentary System
Organ Skin, Mucous membranes
Alternate Names /Common Names
  • Cold sores
  • Fever blisters
Names in different languages
  • Parisarp in Hindi
  • Salipi in Telgu
  • Tanjun herupesu in Japanese
  • l'herpès simplex in French
  • Dānchún pàozhěn in Chinese
ICD 10 Classification B 00
World statistic 35 to 40% of the world’s population is estimated to be afflicted with Oral Herpes
Indian statistics 33.3% of Indian population is seropositive for HSV-1
Most prevalent in There is a worldwide distribution of Herpes
Some countries have very high seroprevalence of HSV e.g: Central African Republic (99%), Morocco (99%),
Syria (80 to 100%), Turkey (97%), Mali (93%), Uganda (91%)