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Doctor insights on: Can Herpes Break Out On Your Face

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I had a genital herpes blister that popped and the liquid from it got on my face. Is it likely I will break out on my face now?

I had a genital herpes blister that popped and the liquid from it got on my face. Is it likely I will break out on my face now?

Unlikely: Herpes simplex virus is different geno- type from genital herpes to non genital herpes , although some ties inter change. In order to transmit to different site usually need multiple contacts . See your doctor several drugs are now available that help prolonged remission . ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can u get herpes on ur face?

Can u get herpes on ur face?

Yes: Herpes on the face most commonly presents in form of "cold sores" on the lip or in the nose. It can, however, present anywhere on the face as a cluster of bumps filled with clear fluid. ...Read more

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What does herpes on face look like?

What does herpes on face look like?

Herpes simplex: These lesions begin with a tiny red dot, turn into a blister and then break open and form a small ulcer about 3-8mm in diameter, or if several occur and merge together they may look larger. ...Read more

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How long does herpes out break last?

How long does herpes out break last?

A few days ( ~ 1week: Usually a few days. If you have a condition that compromises your immune system (hiv, diabetes), it may take longer to clear. ...Read more

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Where does herpes appear on the face?

Lips: Herpes clasically involves either the genital tract or the lips in the cold sore/fever blister type of lesion. Less commonly it can cause a keratitis, an infection of the cornea. ...Read more

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How often do herpes sores break out ?

How often do herpes sores break out ?

LEVEL OF IMMUNITY: Breakouts are related to your immunity level. Most commonly occurs when your immunity is down, such as when you are stressed out or have an infection that decreases your immune level. Unhealthy diet may also weaken your immune system and cause more breakouts. Bottom line: eat healthy, exercise, and live as much as possible a stress free life. ...Read more

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How long does it take for herpes to break out?

How long does it take for herpes to break out?

4-5 days: From initial exposure to beginning of symptoms, it averages about a bit less than a week but not everyone gets overt lesions. ...Read more