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if my nose drips with herpes inside can I spread it

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes simplex: Yes herpes can spread from lips to nose. You should see your GP to obtain a prescription for an antiviral. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure: Zoster ophthalmicus is very serious and causes all kinds of problems. If it is causing eye irritation it will naturally end up getting tears down the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It is possible, but other diagnoses such as Strep should be considered. Another possible cause is sinusitis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: You can get a herpes outbreak anywhere. Mucus membranes like the mouth, genital regions, nose are more sensitive. So yes, if you're getting painful ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: You can have herpes anywhere, but mucous membranes (mouth, nose, genitalia, etc.) are prime locations. On the other hand, the presence of a sore on (o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Transmission: Herpes is a viral infection and if the virus is present on the nasal lining from direct or indirect transmission, this can occur. Best to see your oto ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: If you have been diagnosed with herpes then there is a good chance you will get recurrent lesions. There are antiviral medications that you can take t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Need a visual: Hard to tell without seeing it. Advise a medical visit to ascertain and treat if necessary.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Could be. You will have to show it to a doctor for confirmation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Herpes is a virus infection will need body to body fluid contact , unlikely to get it from tissue paper . Herpes infection is rare in the back of n ... Read More
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