What are the most serious types of viral oral infection?

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The most serious types of viral oral infections are those that do not leave the body completely after symptoms have dispersed. These viral oral infections are the most serious because they can produce symptoms at any time, meaning that you have to be on your guard against these painful symptoms all the time if you want to head them off with an antiviral medication. Also, these types of viral oral infections are the most serious because it s possible to pass them to other people even if you don't have symptoms.

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Viral Oral Infections

Viral Oral Infections

Viral oral infections are virus that can affect the mouth and oral area. They include the herpes simplex virus, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), and in some cases, human papillomavirus or HPV. These viruses are usually very co...

ntagious and can cause painful oral sores, depending on the type of oral virus. In rare cases, mumps can spread through saliva causing swelling of the area around the mouth.
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