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PRODIGY Guidance - Herpes simplex - oral herpes labialis

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AbstractThis guidance applies to all ages and covers the management of oral herpes simplex (oral herpes labialis), including gingivostomatitis and cold sores. It does not cover neonatal herpes simplex, herpetic whitlow, eczema herpeticum, or other herpes infections such as herpes zoster. There is separate PRODIGY guidance for Aphthous ulcer, Chickenpox, Herpes simplex - genital, Herpes simplex - ocular, Palliative care - oral problems, Shingles and postherpetic neuralgia, and Trigeminal neuralgia.
Date of publishing12/01/98
Date of last revision by publisher04/01/2002
Date of last review by us06/12/2004
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