What Is Tongue Herpes?

Q:
What is tongue herpes?

A:
Tongue herpes is an infection caused by a virus called herpes simplex.

It is actually an infection of the mouth as a whole, and can occur on the lips too, but herpes on tongue infections seem to be the most uncomfortable. A tongue herpes infection can cause painful sores on your tongue as well a just about everywhere else in your mouth.

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