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could severe fever and vomiting be a symptom of herpes?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fever: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. A first exposure to herpes simplex II virus can cause fever, chills, headache, feeling generally ill and weakness of muscles.

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Last updated Jun 23, 2014

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