McCarthy, Kevin
November 2000
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1207
Academic Journal
Discusses the author's autoinfection with herpes simplex. Recurrence of the virus in saliva when no recrudescent lip lesion is present; How the author infected his chin after using his saliva to moisten a razor blade while shaving; Risk of transmission among herpes patients who are between recurrences.


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