- Symptoms occur two to ten days after exposure, and
general lasts for two to three weeks.
- The initial outbreak is worse.
- HSV-1 causes cold sores around the mouth. HSV-2
causes the same thing but around the genitals.
- The virus produces flu-like symptoms such as: muscle
aches, swollen glands, fever, and sometimes shooting in
the legs and the abdomen. Symptoms will subside without