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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
Dentistry 36 years experience
Viral outbreaks: I don't think that having sex will cause an outbreak. One infected you have the virus forever. Usually the outbreaks occur with stress or sun exposu... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not true: The herpes virus can be transmitted with contact, so genital transmission is common. It is not true that HSV 1 is only oral and HSV 2 is only genital.... Read More
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Genital Herpes: is caused by HSV 1 or HSV 2 so always protect yourself and your partner. Consult your MD/OBGYN for more information on prevention of genital herpes.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
Dermatology 15 years experience
Cold Sore Symptoms: Often times the area is itchy with a stinging sensation prior to the development an area of very small bumps usually around the lip area. The area the... Read More
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Cold sores: Initial symptoms may be more severe than just cold sores. Fever, lymphadenopathy, malaise, and rash of the affected area. This is usually more common ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bongiorno
12 years experience
None! : There are no symptoms of hsv1 this is the virus that can cause the herpes symptoms which most commonly causes lip sores known as fever blisters or col... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: Any diagnosis could be wrong. However, HSV 1 is seldom misdiagnosed. Cold sores are common and easily recognized. Antibody tests to HSV 1 are specific... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience
Salivary exchange: The short and simple answer to this is to not exchange saliva with an infected person. If they are infected and the virus is not active, the risk of t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Can be lethal: Can be lethal - so you have to be careful not to give hsv to the baby.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Bach
Dr. Ian Bachanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Hsv type 1 and type 2 infections are chronic/life long. Even without a flare up, the virus is produced by your cells at low levels and you can be cont... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry 24 years experience
Infectious : Hsv 1 doesn't ever really go away. The infectious stage is when there is an outbreak, called a cold sore. Can be on the lip, nose, gingiva. If there... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
HSV1: Cold sores are really contagious. If you have a cold sore, it's very easy to infect another person with HSV-1 through direct contact. There is no cure... Read More
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