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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: The only answer I have is that you should be taking a herpes medication. There are three to choose from.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
17 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: Yes. Are you talking about genital herpes or cold sores?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Burning pain: Herpes often presents with burning pain, sometimes burning with itching sensation. Sometimes it can feel like a tingling sensation as well. Burning ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes sore: Where is the sore? Mouth or vagina? is it a single sore or multiple sores? have you tried valacyclovir or famvir or acyclovir? Are you sure it is he ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
If you have it there: Yes, if you have the herpes on your throat- you will have sore throat, problem with swallowing also.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
It can: If you are describing oral herpes, it usually festers and generates a clear liquid which is the transmittable phase. There are treatments for this co ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, Herpes : Simplex 1 could infect the genitals.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: An estimated 80% of americans have been exposed to herpes simplex virus type 1. However, not all of those people will get cold sores. It depends on y ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience 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 Pediatrics
Yes: These can beither HSV1 or HSV2 strain. There are a number of HSV strains.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See Link: http://www.happy-with-herpes.com/herpes-in-mouth-symptoms.html.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what tri ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: There are two types or viruses that cause herpes. The cold sore type herpes is found in 75% of americans. This is known as herpes type one. Once one ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is: Possible.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
No: Canker sores are not caused by herpes and are considered an inflammatory process of unknown cause(s). They tend to be on the inside linings of th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience 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 Psychiatry
If you have herpes: Simplex 1 and 2 - it is possible to spread it.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Canker sores?: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. Howev ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Herpes simplex keratitis (infection of cornea with herpes simplex virus) doesn't always occur.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex Virus: 1 (hsv -1) can cause genital lesions. (however it doesn't morph into hsv-2).
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Even if a person who has a herpes simplex virus does not have active lesions they can still transmit the virus through a process called viral shedding ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
In a word, yes: Most associate type 1 with lesions near the lips and type 2 with genital lesions. However, either type can be found at both locations. Transfer of the ... Read More

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