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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can i get herpes if someone spits on me?

Can i get herpes if someone spits on me?

Very unlikely: I've not heard of a case of such transmission. If the skin is intact it's very unlikely. If the skin is damaged, then, hypothetically yes, but again, the probability is extremely low. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get herpes from flying spit?

Is it possible to get herpes from flying spit?

Herpes simplex: This is conceivable but very very unlikely. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get herpes if somebody spits on your lips?

Is it possible to get herpes if somebody spits on your lips?

Possibly : If the person who spit on your lips is sick with their first herpes infection or is someone who has had it a long time and is just about ready to have a breakout when the number of virus particles on their lips are at their highest. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes in eye from small amount of spit hitting it from Someone taking to you?

Can you get herpes in eye from small amount of spit hitting it from Someone taking to you?

Not likely: First you may be surprised to know that most people have been infected with the herpes simplex I virus but only a small % of the people end up with cold sores. It is thus highly unlikely that you would get herpes from the spit. Herpes I is different from genital herpes which is herpes 2 which usually does not reside in the oral cavity. ...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