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can u get herpes from breathe

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Herpes flares up in the eyes because it is already in that persons body. You can only catch herpes type I from someone else if you are immunosuppress ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Very unlikely: Herpes is spread by contact rather than through the air. Most adult herpes is internal and not acquired from someone else. If the contact is more i ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Hsv transmission requires direct contact of mucus membrane to mucus membrane, either oral or genital.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Possible: It is possible.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. You can get them on buccal mucosa and inside your throat. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: It is conceivable that this virus could be transmitted in this fashion but it almost always requires some direct contact. If you are the person coughi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Herpes is spread by direct contact with the lesion on an infected person. It is not passed through the urine. There may be recorded instances of tran ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No, you will not get this from sweat.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Herpes simplex virus can be transmitted via kissing.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes and No: Someone who has a self diagnosed "bladder infection" could in fact have herpes, and it is possible to have both at the same time. But no, you could n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: But anything is possible. Usually genital herpes requires direct contact.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Potentially yes, but if they were washed before the second person wore them, very unlikely.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Oh sure: Orogenital contact can spread the virus to either the blower or blowee.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV Is hard to Get: To get an HIV infection one needs direct body fluid to body fluid transmission. I.E. Through sexual intercourse, anything that leads from blood to blo ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Any time there is oral sex being performed and there are legions (virus and or cold sores) on your female or male genitalia this can be transferred to ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Infectious diseases don't materialize out of nothing; you have to catch the germ. You can't catch herpes or any STD except by sex with an infected per ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Herpes virus can attack tonsil area as a cluster of small blisters but not common. Tonsillitis is usually due to other viruses or bacteria.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No. You do not get virus infections from a chapstick.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: You cannot get the same herpes virus more than once.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Not that likely: Digestive enzymes of the stomach will destroy anything sensitive to ph..And thats hiv. Now..One exception to this is if you have damage, tears, infla ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Dog herpes does not like you and will not infect you.
A male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If the person you are kissing has active lesions on the cheek you are kissing, you may catch it from him.
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