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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation: Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex ... Read More
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Depends on site: A swab of the oral cavity, urethra, vagina, or anal canal are all sites that can be used to test for herpes, although a blood test can also see if you ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex Virus: (hsv) 1 causes most oral cases (i.e. Cold sores). However, hsv -2 can also infect the mouth/ oral area.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It's the most common: Reason for cold sores. (hsv-1 may affect the genital area but less frequent). Check out: herpes simplex 1: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-condi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Herpes Virus: The herpes virus does not survive outside the body for more than about 10 seconds.
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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: About 80% of folks have antibodies in their blood. Don't kiss people you aren't married to when there's tingling or blisters on your lips. Especially ... Read More

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