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Can getting a cold sore under noes cause lower back pain fever and other sick symptoms or is that only herpes 2?

Can getting a cold sore under noes cause lower back pain fever and other sick symptoms or is that only herpes 2?

No: Cold sore, or oral herpes, will not cause low back pain. Initial infection with herpes can cause fevers, but back pain and fevers are more likely to be due to something else. ...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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I had protected sex with woman with hsv2 5 week ago. I have lower back pain and itch on butt.been feeling it 4 a few weeks. Is this a sign of herpes?

I had protected sex with woman with hsv2 5 week ago. I have lower back pain and itch on butt.been feeling it 4 a few weeks. Is this a sign of herpes?

Low risk, no worries: Herpes doesn't cause low back pain or "itch on butt". The chance of HSV2 from one episode of unprotected vaginal sex with infected partner is around 1 in a thousand. With condom protection, it's still lower. Don't worry about this. Also look at it this way: If you've had sex with say 20 different women, you can assume 3-10 of them had HSV2. The one partner you knew about isn't any more risky. ...Read more

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How long does tingling happen before first outbreak of herpes. I get itching neck pain lower back pain now tingling for over 4 days now?

How long does tingling happen before first outbreak of herpes. I get itching neck pain lower back pain now tingling for over 4 days now?

This isn't herpes: For initial herpes, there usually is no tingling before sores appear. Tingling is mainly a symptom of recurrent herpes; in that case, it lasts only a day or two before the outbreak itself shows up. Your symptoms don't sound at all like herpes, which doesn't cause tingling without sores and rarely if ever causes low back pain. See doctor if symptoms continue, but no worries about herpes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are dull lower back pain lower back pain and itchy buttock a sign of herpes?also a tingle up to my neck. Like its on spine The exposure was6 weeks ago

Are dull lower back pain lower back pain and itchy buttock a sign of herpes?also a tingle up to my neck. Like its on spine The exposure was6 weeks ago

Herpes: This does not sound like herpes, and a blood test for HSV 1 and 2 IgM and IgG can help clarify that. Herpes can occur in the skin of the lower back, usually as a cluster of inflamed vesicles which scab over then heal. ...Read more

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Can mopping cause back pain?

Can mopping cause back pain?

Yes: Might need to exercise in order to mop without pain! keeping yourself in a good shape will allow you to mop without pain and will make you fell well! ...Read more

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What can cause your back pain?

What can cause your back pain?

Many things: Lower back pain is very multi-factorial. It can be caused by muscle spasms, muscle/ligament tears, disc disease (bulging or herniation), and facet (joint) inflammation. The cause of these problems can include weight gain, trauma (induced by accident, lifting, too much exercise, etc), or poor core strength. As your doctor more about your specific case. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of back pain?

Many problems: The most common causes of back pain (in decreasing order of importance) are weight gain, poor core strength, spinal arthritis, muscle or tendon sprain, or muscle spasm. You should see a trained professional to fully assess your specific cause. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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