Herpes labialis, also known as cold sores, is a type of herpes simplex infection affecting the lips. An outbreak of herpes labialis is caused by infection of the lips by the herpes simplex virus.
Herpes simplex er viruset som forårsaker sykdommen man vanligvis forbinder med ordet herpes. Man skiller mellom infeksjonen i ansiktet, oftest rundt eller i.
Herpes virus may refer to: the large family of DNA viruses known as Herpesviridae (or herpesviruses); Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, the two types of herpesvirus.