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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: Incomplete question. Please re- phrase or consider using Healthtap Prime were you can speak to a doctor 1:1 regarding the issues. .
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not herpes: Herpes of the hand is not impossible, but it's rare. Maybe herpes zoster (shingles)? Anyway, not enough information. Please post a new question with m ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes on the Hand: This is very rare and if you have not been told by an expert then this may be something else. The type of herpes you have on your hand could be eithe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
You wouldn't: get herpes on the palms of your hands. Good news and good wishes.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not Zoster: Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. Dyshidrotic eczema. Pompholix. Psoriasis. Id reaction. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
No: A whitlow is an infection towards the end of a finger.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Not contagious from such contact. Herpes is never transmitted though the environment. See reply to your other question about this.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
HSV: If you never had it before and an infected mucous membrane touched broken skin on you neck it is possible. ONly you know if this is likely.
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
After : After exposure to the herpes virus, it can show up in a matter of days or even show up years later. After you are exposed to the virus it lies dormant ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If the herpes lesions are active, and there is a break in the skin of the hand , the answer is yes
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The transmission of herpes is not 100% with contact but increases with any breaks in skin or contact with mucosal membranes. One could potentially "a ... Read More

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