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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Contact: the virus transfers through skin contact other than kissing ,like hand contacts that was in touch of the lesion while its active,transfers to others h ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
HSV-1 transmission: by sharing eating and drinking utensils, razors, towels, washcloths, oral sex as well as kissing, may spread HSV-1. The virus may be transmitted by ev ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Without seeing these there is no way to tell. Show them to your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes? Canker sore?: Recurrent oral herpes outbreaks almost always are outside, on or near the lips. Sores inside the mouth more often are canker sores, an entirely separa ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Angular cheilitis: It may be angular cheilitis. It can be managed a few ways depending on its cause. Her is some information: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
When acquiring HSV: For the first time, you can get a prominent infection inside and outside the oral cavity called gingivostomatitis. Otherwise, the ulcers linked to hs ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
It's possible: but without seeing what it looks like a definitive diagnosis can't be made. It it's painful, take ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If it doesn't improve ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Exam needed: Oral herpes does not generally appear inside the mouth, but if it does, it could appear anywhere. The bumps may very well be normal (papillae, saliva ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not from your friend: It's unlikely you caught oral herpes from your friend, assuming no intimate contact like kissing. The first infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV) ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Aphthous ulcers (AS): or canker sores are open and raw, not vesicles, in the mouth's mucosa, cause unknown They usually heal within t0 days, but rarely last to 40 days, a ... Read More

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