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Can you get herpes anywhere on your body?

Can you get herpes anywhere on your body?

Yes: Herpes virus can infect any part of the body. It is transmitted by touch or contact. ...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 you get herpes on your thighs?

Can you get herpes on your thighs?

Yes: You can get herpes infection anywhere on your body. It is transmitted by contact. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your forehead?

Can you get herpes on your forehead?

Yes: Herpes is a viral infection that can follow the nerves of the face (and lots of other nerves for that matter). The upper branch of the fifth cranial nerve (v1) innervates that area and the nerve can affect that particular area. Herpes infection in this area is called herpes zoster ophthalmicus. It will look like blisters. Can treat with antiviral. Need to have aggressive treatment if affects eye. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your butt?

Can you get herpes on your butt?

Herpes: Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs. 98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your balls?

Yes: You can contract herpes on any part of the body. All that is required is exposure to the virus. ...Read more

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If you have herpes can you get the bumps on your legs?

If you have herpes can you get the bumps on your legs?

Herpes simplex: The outbreaks most commonly occur in the site of initial inoculation of the virus, but other areas can be involved. Lesions on the legs would be quite unusual but anything is possible, even when dramatically unlikely. ...Read more

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Can you get eczema on your face? Can u also get it on your vagina?

Can you get eczema on your face? Can u also get it on your vagina?

Yes: You can get eczema anywhere in your skin. Typical areas are arms and legs. Other dermatitis may look like eczema but not be. Have a doctor confirm. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your back ?

Can you get herpes on your back ?

Yes: Herpes virus is very contagious and can infect any part of the body. Herpes simplex is transmitted by touch or contact. Herpes zoster (shingles) occurs in dermatomes or skin infected by chicken pox virus that lies dormant in the nerves and usually triggered by stress. ...Read more

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Can you get hives any place on your body?

Can you get hives any place on your body?

Anywhere on the skin: Some parts of the body react differently. Instead of hives the lips and eyelids often swell and hurt. This is called angioedema (see photo). This often occurs with the hands and feet as well. When the eye itself has an allergic reaction the white of the eye swells but the iris and pupil do not. This is called chemosis. ...Read more

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Can you get moles on your genitalia?

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Can you get moles on your genitalia?

Yes: Moles can occur anywhere. See your doctor for an evaluation to know if the moles are concerning and if they need removed. ...Read more

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Can you get ringworm on your lip?

Can you get ringworm on your lip?

Not usually: Ringworm is a fungal infection the basically infects our skin and usually does not get on mucus membranes. I have not seen it on the lips. ...Read more