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Can a baby get herpes if an adult with herpes kisses them on the cheek?

Can a baby get herpes if an adult with herpes kisses them on the cheek?

Yes: Although transmission is unlikely on intact skin of the cheek, baby skin is much thinner than adult skin, so the risk is higher. Also, since there is virus in the saliva, any trace of it on the lips/mucous membranes could result in inoculation and infection. ...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 froma kiss on the cheek ?

Can you get herpes froma kiss on the cheek ?

Herpes simplex: If the person kissing you has active open ulcer on the lips and there is any direct contact of that with your skin this can happen, but is less common than if the kiss were onto a mucous membrane surface. ...Read more

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Can u get herpes from kissing somebody on the cheek?

Yes: If the person you are kissing has active lesions on the cheek you are kissing, you may catch it from him. ...Read more

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Can i get a herpes rash on my cheek?

Can i get a herpes rash on my cheek?

Yes: Herpes spreads by contact. It is not unusual for a cold sore to spread to other parts of the face by touch or saliva, such as to the chin, cheek and nose. It can even spread to the eyes. Be careful to wash after you touch a sore to avoid spreading the infection. ...Read more

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Can herpes sores be spread out across your buttock cheek or are they always in a cluster? Not sure what these new bumps are, should I get tested?

Can herpes sores be spread out across your buttock cheek or are they always in a cluster? Not sure what these new bumps are, should I get tested?

Duplicate question?: Are you the same person who asked a similar question a day or two ago? Even if not, that reply works for this question: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6786421-noticed-8-spread-out-red-bumps-on-buttock-cheek-this-morning-slightly-itchy-not-puss-filled-or-blisters-never-had-anything-like-this-b4-herpes See a doctor and follow his or her advice. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes if someone with a sore on their lip kisses you on the cheek?

Probably not, but: Probably not, but it is not a good idea to do this...Probably more likely transmitted with mucous to mucous membrane contact...Best to avoid all but absolute mandatory contact with lesions until well healed.. ...Read more

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I get an area of itchy not painfull rash only on butt cheek that appears every other month. Rash come out exactly on the same place. Is it herpes?

I get an area of itchy not painfull rash only on butt cheek that appears every other month. Rash come out exactly on the same place. Is it herpes?

Itchy rash: Yes, it in fact could be a form of herpes virus. The best way to find out for sure it to go to your pcp or a dermatologist the next time it appears, so we can help you obtain a diagnosis. Then, you may be able to get some help to prevent recurrences or otherwise treat your condition. ...Read more