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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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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 can one treat herpes on your face?

How can one treat herpes on your face?

Herpes: If herpes lesion is on upper part of the face and close to eye see a physician asap. If on lover part of face, there is no emergency. You can see a health practitioner for prescription, or use lysine 3 grams daily ( 1 gr 3 times a day) by mouth , and zink paste locally. ...Read more

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Say if u ever had herpes can the wats go away when u wash your face?

Say if u ever had herpes can the wats go away when u wash your face?

Confusing question: Herpes and warts are different problems. Warts are rare on the face, and I doubt you have them. Warts do not clear up with washing, whether you also have herpes (either oral or genital). It sounds like you need to see a doctor or clinic for advice and to learn more about these conditions. An NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent place for highly expert, lifestyle-sensitive care. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can herpes on the face cause complications beyond the aesthetic inconvenience?

Can herpes on the face cause complications beyond the aesthetic inconvenience?

Yes allergic reactio: It can cause a condition called erytema mutiforme which is a bullseye rah on extremities amd in immunosupressive individuals the virus can involve non skin areas. It can recur at regular or irregular periods and results in pain with nerve involvement, although uncommon. ...Read more

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Does herpes breakout on your face?

Does herpes breakout on your face?

Herpes: If one has outbreaks with herpes it will be at the spot one was infected. Herpes does not migrate to any other sikin. ...Read more

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Does herpes spread to youe face and torso?

Does herpes spread to youe face and torso?

Herpes: Nope. Herpes only affects the skin where you were infected. It does nit migrate to any other part of the body. ...Read more

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I have nieces and nephews I am worried about holding them or kissing them on the head etc what cautions should I do so I can't give them herpes ?

I have nieces and nephews I am worried about holding them or kissing them on the head etc what cautions should I do so I can't give them herpes ?

Avoid kissing: If you have an active visible sore, it is prudent to avoid kiss contact. Under 3- 6 months of age it can be quite serious, since babies by protocol would need treatment. Even if they are older, it is best to avoid. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have herpes on your face and neck and chest?

Is it possible to have herpes on your face and neck and chest?

Yes, but not likely: Each individual place that a herpes virus invades is subject to recurrent appearances (that is what a cold sore is). This can happen in the skin anywhere on your body. However, it would be unusual for 3 separate spots (face, neck and chest) to have outbreaks at the same time if you never had it before. An exception may be if your immune system is very weak (like taking steroids). ...Read more

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Do herpes 1 spreads the whole face or just the mouth.

HSV1: Hi, HSV1 (Herpes 1) can travel along the sensory nerve of trigeminal nerve as the virus stays dormant in sensory Trigeminal ganglia, therefore it could lead to recurrences in the face and the oral, labial, and ocular mucosa. Although it usually reoccurs in the same spot as the primary infection has happened. ...Read more

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I have herpes 1&2 know my head tingles can it be brain herpes?

I have herpes 1&2 know my head tingles can it be brain herpes?

Unlikely, See MD: Herpes one and two can infect either the mouth or genital areas or both. Either virus can cause lesions elsewhere on the body. Any symptom such as head tingles is highly unlikely to be a brain infection but does definitely need md visit. ...Read more

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What to do if I have eczema on my face and my girlfriend has gential herpes?

What to do if I have eczema on my face and my girlfriend has gential herpes?

Eczema: Eczema can lead to breakdown of the skin, which is a natural barrier of protection against viruses such as herpes. Avoidance of any herpetic lesions with skin affected by eczema would be advisable to decrease the chance of herpes transmission. ...Read more