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Open sore in my head used nozzle tip hair oil bottle that is shared with my friend who has herpes any risks

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: Any open sore can transmit the virus. So avoid open contact if possible.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can't tell: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Neither: Neither. Both infections are silent or symptom free and take weeks to cause infection.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Its difficult: Herpes sores are like craters or blisters which are initially clear then yellow. Pimples are normally red hard, pus filled . Both can be tender. A pic ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: this one without examination / evaluation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Asked and Answered: Your question has been accurately and repeatedly answered. No you cannot reinfect yourself. Having a cold sore or not having a cold sore is in no way ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No connection: Why would you be putting coconut oil on your scalp? There is no medicinal qualities in this food source.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Herpes is a viral infection of the skin. It always comes the first time from another person. Herpes on your penis could come from your penis contactin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Slight possibility: Since was only for a few seconds. Cold sores can transmit herpes simplex. If you develop and lesions see your doctor.

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