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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Herpes: 90% of those with herpes may never have sores or blisters. There is no way to give you a specific answer. This is what is most frustrating about the n ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
HSV 1: It culd be a false positive but more likely you were exposed to hsv 1 and never had symptoms from it. Youdid however make some antibodies. If the viru ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
HSV-2: Discuss this with the docs, but maybe the HSV-2 infection is causing a tonsilar inflammation, thus tonsillitis, but a Positive culture is usually most ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) have no definitive cause. They are thought to be caused by stress, allergies, trauma, diet, etc. They are usually self- ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
NOT contagious: 'cold sores' are caused by virus=herpes simplex. Canker sores are associated with dental work, extra brushing, mouth injuries, spicy or acidic foods. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cold sores - HSV1: Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Canker Sore: The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear.Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is possible: For herpes simplex 2 to be spread to a person's mouth.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
31 years experience in Dentistry
No: The term "canker sore" is commonly used to describe recurrent aphthous stomatitis. This condition is inflammatory and is not caused by any specific ba ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: These can beither HSV1 or HSV2 strain. There are a number of HSV strains.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
No: Hsv-1 and hsv-2 are different type of virus. You may have hsv-1 genital herpes, but not hsv-2.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in Dermatology
Depends: Dangerous can mean different things to different people. It can be dangerous because it causes genital lesions which are hazardous to your sex life. I ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Canker sores appear in the mouth area (tongue, gums, lip) and are small, shallow ulcers that make talking and eating uncomfortable they are gray in co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Usually due to herpes simplex-2.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See Link: http://www.happy-with-herpes.com/herpes-in-mouth-symptoms.html.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: The first time you have hsv 1 you could have it spread anywhere in your mouth. After that the sores tend to appear on soft tissue like the tongue and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Its going to be genital herpes simplex 1.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Once the blisters: of herpes have popped it can slightly resemble a canker sore
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Have you considered: Seeing your physician for antiviral medications?

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