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Can You Get Herpes On Your Eyelid
Touch: Herpes simplex is quite contagious. If there was contact of the eyelid with virus, that is all that it takes. For example, touching a cold sore and then rubbing the eye can spread the infection to the eyelid. Remember, it could also be herpes zoster (chickenpox virus). Best to have it professionally evaluated. ...Read more
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
Can you get just one herpes sore on the upper part of eyelid almost at eyebrow?I just recently wk ago got over my initial outbreak of hsv2 am panickin
Small single white bump in the "wet" part of eyelid, close to my eye. It doesn't hurt, itch or irritate. About 1 millimeter small. Can this be herpes?
Probably not herpes: If this dot is next to the colored part of the eye on the nasal or temporal side, it is probably a normal structure called the pingueculum. It might have a slightly yellowish tint. This is your eyes protection against wind, dust and uv light. ...Read more
I put abreva on my oral herpes, and 30 min later I touched my eyelid with same finger. Is it possible my eye(lid) is effected with hsv-1?
Spreading HSV 1: Yes, it is possible. You must be very careful after touching any active herpetic lesions. It is not uncommon these days to see HSV 1 or 2 in places we used to not see them. If you start having any pain or redness or visual changes in that eye I would be checked by an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear doctors on ht. Thank you for answerin my ?S. I m stressed for 2mo now. I will get tested, pray4me. Hope i dint catch herpes. Want 2 say 2u thanku
You are in my prayer: Your are in my prayers. Others will read this and pray for you also. God's blessings and the healing power of the holy spirit be with you. ...Read more
From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common. ...Read more
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