Mar 28, · Herpetic stomatitis is viral infection affecting the oral cavity. Both children as well as adults can suffer from herpetic stomatitis. This condition is characterized by small to sores and ulcers in mouth. Herpetic stomatitis is painful condition. The microorganism involved in this condition is a type of herpes simplex virus. A cute (primary) herpetic gingivostomatitis (AHGS) typically affects children, but this infection also occurs in adults. Because of the limited symptoms, a dentist may be the ﬁrst health care practitioner consulted. It is therefore important that dentists be able to recognize the condition (Fig. 1).
Herpetic stomatitis in adults is caused by the herpes simplex virus and is manifested by the appearance of several vesicles, in appearance they resemble aphthae. The mucous membrane of the mouth is bright red. Vesicles are arranged in groups, burst after days and form erosion. Erosions are covered with fibrous plaque and heal over time. Herpetic stomatitis is one of the subspecies of herpes mucosal lesions. During the appearance of herpetic stomatitis, a lot of sores appear in the mouth of the patient, characteristic of herpes, which give very unpleasant sensations, especially when eating. Rarely now you will meet a person who has never met with such a disease as herpes.