Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can wound at finger transmit hsv

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Paronychia: It is very much unlikely to get a herpes infection a second time. But, if this is where you have herpes this is where you were infected. Another commo ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do not understand: The question, please re-state.
1
1 thank
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It would be possible for anyone.
1
1 thank
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No: When you already have the virus you will not get it in a new place. Either you have a herpetic whitlow ; do not carry a prior infection with the same ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No symptoms?: You are at some risk, even if you have had no symptoms. Of course you may already carry the virus. Many people do. Many people have it with no symptom ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
It doesn't matter...: ...how long the virus can survive. In HSV infection present for more than a few months, autoinoculation (self transmission to a new part of the body) ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: First having a sore does not in any way represent contagiousness. That has now been fully proven to have been wrong in science. Viral shedding happens ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Oral herpes in not transmitted or caught this way.
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Transmitting herpes: In theory this might happen, but extremely rarely. HSV infections usually take hold only if the virus is massaged into the tissues. That's why initial ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk: No, you will not catch HSV1 or 2 by such contact, only by direct contact through sex or kissing. Don't waste your money on testing unless you hav ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Once a person has contracted HSV it is not likely that they will develop lesions in new sites that were not involved in the primary exposure. Your bo ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Froude
53 years experience Infectious Disease
For life.: It's not as bad as it sounds. The first episode is the worst. Recurrences become less and less symptomatic, and less frequent until finally it stops . ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month