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Can You Get Herpes On Your Stomach
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
I recently took the herpies test it came back negative I'm not in excruciating pain my question is can you get herpes on the side of your stomach?
Have rash checked: Herpes Zoster or shingles is characterized by inflammation and swelling of the covering of a nerve shaft or fiber. The skin over the path of the affected nerve frequently becomes inflammed and painful and frequentlly bubly lesions develop along the course of the nerve. This can be over any area of the body including the side of the abdomen. It would be wise to have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Unusual: Herpes simplex is usually seen on the surface of mucous membranes or surrounding tissue. It produces "cold sores" and genital lesions. What i suspect is that you may be seeing herpes zoster on the abdominal wall or back. Usually this will be confined to one side and affect only the area of skin served by one nerve root. This is the virus that causes chickenpox & reactivates to shingles later. ...Read more
Someone at my work has herpes, I have stomach aces, and headaches it started today, if he spat in my food could I get it if he had an in mouthoutbreak?
8 classes of herpes: Well...Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes...And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more
Can't tell: Before the 1970's there was a fairly well defined division of hsv 1 above the waist, hsv 2 below. For the most part, it's still true with about 80% hsv 1 being above the waist. The only way to tell is to culture the lesion when it is active. Interestingly, herpes zoster is sometimes difficult to differentiate from herpes simplex if it is not a complete dermatomal (linear) eruption. See your derm. ...Read more
Just found out that am having Herpes Type 1 and started medication.but why is my body feeling hot within the chest,stomach and back?Please reply
I have been diagnosed with herpes and have vesicles on my stomach. I also have a 3 month old. How do i prevent transmission to him. ?
Herpes: Avoid contact and talk to your doctor and your pediatrician right away. ...Read more
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