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can herpes cause fever

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes - HSV1 & HSV2: Yes - unfortunately there can be cross over between the 2 different types of herpes. These viruses are always adapting and looking for 'new opportunit ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See Link: http://www.happy-with-herpes.com/herpes-in-mouth-symptoms.html.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
"fever blisters": May be caused by Herpes Simplex I or 2.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Rarely herpes simplex 2 especially following oral sex.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Cold sores - HSV1: Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Cold sore, or oral herpes, will not cause low back pain. Initial infection with herpes can cause fevers, but back pain and fevers are more likely to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It is possible, but other diagnoses such as Strep should be considered. Another possible cause is sinusitis.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: If you have no other symptoms, for sure herpes isn't the cause. It only causes fever in associaition with painful sores and other symptoms. What makes ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's sort of random: After having the first episode of herpes type 1 or 2, a person cannot tell when the next episode will be. In between episodes, the herpes virus causes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Fever commonly accompanies and outbreak of herpes, but remember too that the fever, caused perhaps by another illness, depresses your immune system, w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Heres does not cause fever. Are you sure we are discussing the same thing?

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