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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Herpes is a virus transmitted by contact. Oral sex could cause genital herpes to spread to the mouth or from the mouth to the genitals. This is not ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Hulbert
21 years experience Dentistry
Herpes virus: Oral herpes (hsv1) is most often from physical contact with an infected individual. Genital herpes (hsv2) is most often always contracted from sexual ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Herpes: Yes. Symptoms of itching or numbness can occur just before eruptions.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Very common: Oral herpes is very common. It is believed that 50% to 80% of adults have the virus, although not everyone who has the virus will experience sores or ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Giulianelli
15 years experience Dentistry
Fairly common: Oral herpes is more common than one might think. It comes from the herpes simplex virus type 1 (genital is type 2). Most people are actually infecte ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Osborne
38 years experience Dentistry
Very common: As with any viral infection, there are multiple factors involved. Factors such as host immunity, method of transfer, and verulence of the virus, are e ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Varies: Typical is a tingling sensation in the lip soon followed by a red dot, then a small water blister on a localized area of a lip. This will be on the sa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
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Yes and No: Herpes labialis or herpetic gingivostomatisis has phases of outbreaks and remissions. The latest treatment modality is the use of lasers and has been ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex: A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain ; itching. It breaks open ; releases fl ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
When active: Most of us harbor herpes virus in our tissues, having been infected years earlier (often asymptomatically). For a variety of reasons we get intermitt ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Fever blisters: Typically herpetic lesions form clusters of small blisters on the lip often call fever blisters. The liquid in the blister is very contagious to peopl ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
16 years experience Dentistry
Oral herpes: The only obvious way to determine if you have oral herpes is to see the blisters. Typically they form on the lips but can form on the hard palate.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Millions. : Oral and genital herpes are caused by a virus that is easily passed from person to person, cold sores are one result, very common.

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