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How do you get herpes up your nose?

How do you get herpes up your nose?

Transmission: Herpes is a viral infection and if the virus is present on the nasal lining from direct or indirect transmission, this can occur. Best to see your otolaryngologis tfor evaluation and treatment. ...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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My bf hAs herpes, i went down on him several times and started gettin sores in my nose, thoyght it was something elsr, its not. Its herpes, now what?

My bf hAs herpes, i went down on him several times and started gettin sores in my nose, thoyght it was something elsr, its not. Its herpes, now what?

Herpes: If you have been diagnosed with herpes then there is a good chance you will get recurrent lesions. There are antiviral medications that you can take to suppress the number of episodes. ...Read more

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I get a yellow crusty sore in my nose frequently? Herpes?

I get a yellow crusty sore in my nose frequently? Herpes?

Or impetigo: Yellow crusty sores in the nasal area are usually impetigo (bacterial skin infection) - but if the sore is always in the exact same spot, and starts with painful blisters, it could be herpes simplex. There are treatments for both, so you should see your doctor or a dermatologist the next time it happens, get it cultured, and find out which it is. ...Read more

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Once you get a herpes sore on your nose do they frequently start showing up there like mouth herpes or is it just one time? :t

Once you get a herpes sore on your nose do they frequently start showing up there like mouth herpes or is it just one time? :t

Varies: The way herpes behaves is very different from person to person. Some people will have many outbreaks, when under stress or eating trigger foods (peanuts, oatmeal). But others will have no future outbreaks at all. Taking good care of yourself helps. Lysine 500mg daily can suppress outbreaks if they are a problem. Prescription anti-virals can be used too if needed. ...Read more

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Should you stop using steroid nasal sprays if you get a herpes outbreak in the eyelids?

Should you stop using steroid nasal sprays if you get a herpes outbreak in the eyelids?

Good idea: There could be some cross over and steroids eliminate your defenses against viruses. If you are chronically using nasal steroids, it is best to have an evaluation by an otolaryngologist because long term use of these sprays can be problematic. ...Read more

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Never had a cold sore.Get ulcers inside mucous membrane mouth nasal vag. Only. Was diagnosed with herpes.How? Neg. Herpes tests. Help!

Never had a cold sore.Get ulcers inside mucous membrane mouth nasal vag. Only. Was diagnosed with herpes.How? Neg. Herpes tests. Help!

Other causes: A much rarer cause for sores in your mucous membranes is behcets disease - worth discussing with your primary care doc. You can't tell a patient they have herpes if the test is negative. Check with your pcp and your obgyn good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a herpes outbreak in your nose?

Is it possible to have a herpes outbreak in your nose?

Yes.: You can get a herpes outbreak anywhere. Mucus membranes like the mouth, genital regions, nose are more sensitive. So yes, if you're getting painful blisters in or around your nose - get it checked out. Early in an outbreak, antiviral medications can help! ...Read more

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