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can herpes of the mouth have bad odor

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Separate problems: Neither HSV2 nor genital herpes can cause altered breath or groin odor, and herpes rarely causes recurrent inflammation or irritation in the groin. Th ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Diagnose first: Visit a dentist to make sure of your diagnosis. I find viroxyn to be quite effective for my patients.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Obstructed gland: This sounds more like a skin gland duct that became obstructed and an infection has developed behind it. See superinfection discussion.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not hsv: The symptoms of oral herpes are painful blisters, or ulcerations on your lips or the inside of your mouth. Herpes does not cause any lesions on the t ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: A herpes outbreak is not a benign rash. It is a painful cluster of blisters.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Contagious: Herpes is usually transmitted by contact with the cold sore or genital area in herpes 2. If a person shedding the virus and with eruptions touches yo ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
12 years experience Radiology
Get checked out: Could be a number of things by your description, many of which are curable, and all of which are treatable. Go see your doctor asap.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Superinfection?: This could be anything from a simple herpes simplex blister to a plugged gland that once it was disrupted became super infected with oral flora or st ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be herpes: symptoms vary more in men than women. Your best off getting seen very soon, so medication can be started if it appears to be herpes.
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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly contagious: Labial herpes is highly contagious. Individuals typically get exposed to the virus in early infancy through hugging and kissing. They may themselves n ... Read More

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