A 44-year-old member asked:
what is the caused of herpes?
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Family Medicine 23 years experience
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Could herpes cause other problems?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
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A 35-year-old male asked:
What causes herpes to spread?
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Touch: Herpes spreads by touch. There are living viruses in the sores and you can introduce the virus pretty much anywhere on your body by touch. So it's very important to wash hands well after touching the sores.
It is also spread in the saliva once you have been infected. You can spread herpes even when you aren't having any active sores.
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What causes sores besides herpes?
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Does herpes cause cloymedia?
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Internal Medicine 26 years experience
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Do herpes cause pid.
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General Practice 19 years experience
Indirectly yes & no: It is well-established that if you have active herpes lesions, or herpetic cervicitis (inflammation of cervix) those are invitations/open doors for secondary bacterial infections that statistically tend to show up with HSV co-infections. One study also demonstrated that HSV-2 was independently associated with endometritis. Safe sex continues to be a must since folks shed virus w/no signs of infx.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2019
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