Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what are the symptoms of herpes in the mouth

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Two different things: Cankers (recurrent aphthous ulcers) are an "auto-immune" type reaction to trauma/stress (such as biting your lip). They occur on the loose membranes o ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Vesicobullous lesion: Hsv: typically presents as multiple, round, superficial oral ulcers, accompanied by acute gingivitis.
6
6 thanks
Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Several: Warning symptoms of itching, burning, increased sensitivity, or tingling sensation may occur about 2 days before lesions appear. Skin lesions o ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Coxsackievirus: Coxsackievirus is associated with oral ulcers (herpangina) as herpes simplex would be. Sometimes, it can present with the "hand foot and mouth presen ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Now way to know: You can get oral transmission of herpes if you have contact with a carrier that has active virus shedding. This occurs when the person has an active ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This virus is present in up to 90% of humans and is transmitted from one person to the next by direct contact.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: Red splotches are not herpetic. If there are not blisters this is not herpes. The red splotches should be seen by your doctor to be specific. It may b ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hernan Quintero
16 years experience Dentistry
NO: There are many types of ulcers that can be seen in the oral mucosa. They can be a product of stress, trauma, or a immunodeficiency among others. But ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
45 years experience Dentistry
See your doctor: Contrary to your assertion, pain in the back is not a symptom of oral herpetic infection. My advice would be to visit your medical doctor for diagnost ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV negative: Without knowing exactly what tests were run it is difficult to say for certain, but the overwhelming chance is that you are HIV negative. The lesson ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes testing: There are blood tests to determine whether a person has herpes when they have no symptoms of oral or genital herpes. These antibody tests don't actual ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month