Herpes Simplex Virus, Type I

  1. General information
    1. Causes cold sores or fever blisters, canker sores and herpetic whitlow
    2. Common disorder, frequently seen in women
    3. Primary infection occurs in children, recurrences in adults
    4. Self-limiting virus
  2. Assessment findings: clusters of vesicles, may ulcerate or crust; burning, itching, tingling; usually appears on lip or cheek
  3. Nursing interventions: keep lesions dry; apply topical antibiotics or anesthetic as ordered.
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