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Doctor insights on: Can Type 1 Herpes Cause Type 2

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Does herpes test detect type one and two separately?

Does herpes test detect type one and two separately?

Depends: There are various herpes tests, including tests that specifically identify for hsv-1 and hsv-2. ...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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Need advice on what is the the difference between type one and two herpes?

Need advice on what is the the difference between type one and two herpes?

Oral vs Genital: Herpes simplex virus 1 causes 90% of oral herpes infections and 10% of genital herpes infections. Herpes simplex virus 2 causes the exact converse percentages of disease. Herpes simplex 1 causes sporatic encephalitis while hsv2 rarely causes recurrent viral meningitis. ...Read more

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What can I do if my boyfreind and i both have type 1 herpes, can we cause each other outbreaks?

What can I do if my boyfreind and i both have type 1 herpes, can we cause each other outbreaks?

Not how you think: You can, but most likely it would be from stressing each other than from an active lesion, though your lesion could cause him one or his cause you. Herpes outbreaks happen for many reasons & if on or both of you have frequent outbreaks, you may both need to be on preventative meds. Discuss with you dentist or md as either can treat you for it. ...Read more

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I had herpes type 1 and 2 test which came negative. After 2 months I have itchy and mild testical pain.Im worried any one please tell me what is wrong?

I had herpes type 1 and 2 test which came negative. After 2 months I have itchy and mild testical pain.Im worried any one please tell me what is wrong?

Unrelated: The tests are likely unrelated to your symptoms. Take testicular pain seriously and get evaluated by your primary care doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does Herpes Type 1 cause a burning feeling within the body?

Does Herpes Type 1 cause a burning feeling within the body?

It can: ANY virus can make you feel like you are "coming down with something"--so feeling a little under the weather or having something like burning in your body would be one thing that can happen. As long as that feeling goes away in a wee, along with the herpes--then I would say it IS the virus. ...Read more

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How contagious can type 2 herpes can be and spreads to other family members ?Its asymptomatic one , any preventions ?

How contagious can type 2 herpes can be and spreads to other family members ?Its asymptomatic one , any preventions ?

Lesions contagious : You are most contagious when lesions are present and exposed. It is best transmitted via the mucous membranes, oral or genital, even if asymptomatic. Be well. ...Read more

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Does Herpes Type 1 cause lining on the inside of the cheeks?Have got a bump inform of a line on both cheeks

Does Herpes Type 1 cause lining on the inside of the cheeks?Have got a bump inform of a line on both cheeks

Likely normal: The linea albais a term used to describe a horizontal streak on the inner surface of the cheek, level with the biting plane. It usually extends from the commissure to the posterior teeth and can extend to inner lip mucosa & corners of the mouth. A common finding associated with pressure, frictional irritation, or sucking trauma from the facial surfaces of the teeth. See oral surgeon if concerned. ...Read more

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Does Herpes Type 1 cause white lining in the cheeks?Have got white lining on both cheeks and a burning feeling within my body.

Does Herpes Type 1 cause white lining in the cheeks?Have got white lining on both cheeks and a burning feeling within my body.

Cold Sores: Cold sores are caused from a herpes infection. You get such an infection from direct contact, such as kissing. Usually there is tingling of the skin followed by blisters which dry up, can scab, and then heal. Rarely, scarring may result. Unfortunately, there is no cure and the virus lives in the nerves forever. Therefore, the sores may come back--usually when under stress or there is sunburn. ...Read more