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herpes simplex 1 antibodies

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The herpes family of viruses are very common. Some people will get outbreaks, others who are exposed may never have an outbreak, and only with a blood ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly from : Kissing. It is a common infection that is the most frequent cause of cold sores.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO: One does not morph into the other. But genital herpes can move to normal location of cold sores ; vice versa.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Brunton
Specializes in Family Medicine
Herpes 1 and 2: the majority of Genital Herpes is Type 2 however about a third of genital herpes is t ype 1 wich usually occurs on the face and is know as a 'cold so ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Herpes simplex 1 is usually found orally.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment but not a: Cure. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular us ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Like a cold sore: It looks like an ulcer. It hurts and burns. Similar to how a cold sore appears on your lip. Any mucous membrane can be affected including your tongu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephanie Chuipek
38 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Both types of herpes are now common in all locations.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but less so: All those infected with either herpes simplex 1 or 2 (oral/genital) constantly shed the virus & can give it to someone without an active lesion. Howev ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Don't understand : Your question. Did you mean 'show' symptoms ?

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