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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

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 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 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 balls?

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 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

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Can you get a cut on your eye?

Can you get a cut on your eye?

Of course: The eye is well protected and many get facial cuts without the eye being involved. But sometimes sharp things can actually impact the eye and scratch the surface, cut partially into the outer coats or in the worse case, penetrate to the interior which causes major problems. If you suspect any of these an ophthalmologist should be consulted pronto. ...Read more

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Can you get a coldsore on your scalp?

Can you get a coldsore on your scalp?

Thanks for asking!: Yes you can, I have seen this a few times in my office. It can be transmitted to a delicate area that may have been compromised by a cut, a laser procedure and others. You should see your dermatologist or local primary care for a through evaluation. ...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 roseacea on your hands?

Can you get roseacea on your hands?

Never : Heard of rosacea in the hands, only the face, neck, scalp, ears and back . Are rosacea.Org for lots of good info. ...Read more

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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