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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience in Dentistry
Canker & Herpes: Are different. Your canker sores are related to immune system issues or trauma to the soft tissue. Herpes lesions look different and are related to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience in Dentistry
NO: Canker sores, also known at apthous ulcers, are not caused by the herpes virus. They are the result of a break in the skin by either trauma or an aut ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Usually due to herpes simplex-2.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
NOT contagious: 'cold sores' are caused by virus=herpes simplex. Canker sores are associated with dental work, extra brushing, mouth injuries, spicy or acidic foods. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Canker vs Cold Sore: Here is a great comprehensive answer to your question: http://www.Uhs.Umich.Edu/coldcankersores.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Well, Herpes : Simplex 1 could infect the genitals.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cold sores can be: symptoms of a herpes breakout.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variable: Some patients have virtually no pain and others are in such pain it is difficult to sit or empty the bladder. Seek treatment early to reduce pain and ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: These can beither HSV1 or HSV2 strain. There are a number of HSV strains.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Both canker sores and aphthous ulcers are two names for the same lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth. Unlike cold sores which are c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience in Dentistry
Eat Yogurt: Herpes simplex virus is when you get little cold sores on the outside of your mouth or the tip of your nose. Try not to touch the cold sore, you coul ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Bohannan
24 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and No: The virus that causes genital herpes (herpes simplex 2) is a different variant of the herpes virus that causes oral herpers (simplex 1). However, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: You really need an antiviral cream or oral medication to be most effective. Over the counter abreva is better than carmex.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NO IT DOES NOT: No it does not scar.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It could be: Burning, tingling, itchy - painful.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex 1: Could cause genital lesions but it doesn't cause genital warts.Human papillomavirus can cause genital warts.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience in Dentistry
See doctor: There are no cures for these viral attacks but they can be controlled. There are medications to treat the lesions and pain. Some can be topical, lik ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: So see your md and get tested and treated appropriately.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
27 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Mostly, No.: Canker sore is a painful condition happened in the mouth without particular reason associated. It could happen on lips, palate, check and tongue. Most ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex Virus: 1 (hsv -1) can cause genital lesions. (however it doesn't morph into hsv-2).
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
Usually: Unless the sore was caused by trauma or too much sun. Herpes virus induced cold sores usually start with a tingling or itching sensation in the area t ... Read More
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