Budapest Dental Online
Primary Herpetic Gingivostomatitis
A child's first contact with the Herpes Simplex virus, usually before the age of two. 98% of the population has this virus. First contact is accompanied by an intense fever, with a few blisters or sores in the mouth. Occasionally the child's mouth is so painful that not even liquids will be accepted, and the child must be hospitalized to prevent dehydration.