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Can you get herpes on your breast

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Yes: Herps simplex virus is a rare cause of breast infection. Few cases of maternal-infant transmission of the virus during breast-feeding resulting in nip... Read More
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Not usually: Since herpes normally lives in the mouth or genital regions, it is difficult to get herpes from anywhere else; that being said, if the other person ha... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Herpes: You get herpes where you are infected with it. It does not or cannot move or transfer to another part of a body. If your blood tests show that you ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
No. Espeicalliy if you use rubber gloves. But be certain she has no herpes lesions on her breasts as they can be infective. Not likely. If you have ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Zoster or simplex?: Do you mean herpes zoster (shingles) or herpes simplex? Zoster is unlikely to be a problem. Operations on the face and eyes can trigger reactivation o... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: you can get oral herpes by sharing drinks. Exchange of fluid is a good medium for the virus to transmit from person to person. If you need to discus... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Herpes i/ii ?'S: Herpes is not usual on the areolar areas of the breast. Oral herpes may exist for possible transmission to the mucus membranes of the mouth or genita... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
HSV: It is possible to contract Herpes Simplex Virus from contact with an open sore, kissing, sharing a glass and any saliva contact. Talk to a Dr about yo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Need exam: I don't know until i examine it. You should go to see your md to check it out. It could be just folliculitis/infection in the root of the hair, could ... Read More