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can you get herpes on your nose

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Transmission: Herpes is a viral infection and if the virus is present on the nasal lining from direct or indirect transmission, this can occur. Best to see your oto ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: If you have been diagnosed with herpes then there is a good chance you will get recurrent lesions. There are antiviral medications that you can take t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely: Cold sores are usually infections with herpes simplex virus type 1.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Or impetigo: Yellow crusty sores in the nasal area are usually impetigo (bacterial skin infection) - but if the sore is always in the exact same spot, and starts w ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes simplex : This is herpes simplex or as commonly known a cold sore
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Facial herpes: The first facial herpes infection usually involves the mouth. Recurrences can be anywhere on the face. Herpes on the nose probably is a recurrence. He ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Can be early symptoms of herpes outbreak. When this subliminal pain occurs it is not always followed by full blown lesions. It is not clear why diffe ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely at all: Especially if that's the only symptom.

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