Q: Hi, I was wondering how often HSV-2 of the throat can reoccur and can it spread to the mouth or later the face? Thanks.
HSV-1 causes oral herpes 90-95% of the time. HSV-2 causes oral herpes 5-10% of the time. A person with oral herpes could experience herpes sores on the lips, facial region, on the mouth or on the throat. Getting a herpes outbreak happens by chance and it could... For detail, click here.