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Strep couple of months ago and i had diarrhea & without a sore throat. Does tonsillitis (viral) have a chance of causing canker sores?
Not viral: Canker sores are not caused by a virus. They are thought to be auto-immune related. In other words they may be the body fighting itself. When the body is under stress: physical, emotional, etc, canker sores are more prone to erupt. Make sure the sores you are noting are not viral sores caused by herpes. These are also known as fever blisters and cold sores. ...Read more
What is percentage chance of getting HSV from kissing someone who had zero visible evidence of cold sores?
I had insertive protected oral fellatio with an HIV positive person. I had no cuts or sores on my penis. What are my chances of contracting HIV?
I slept with a lady who has history of herpes. Two days later she had outbreak developed sores on her lips. What are the chances that i got infected?
French kissed random guy at party. He did not have any cold sores or cuts. What are my chances of have gotten oral herpes?
Low...: Most people get exposed to herpis very early in life usually by 5 years.I would not worry but maybe be more careful as randon exposure could lead to problems. Chuck. ...Read more
I kissed someone and am afraid of contracting herpes. The person did not have any cold sores on his lips. What are the chances I was exposed?
Hi, i've smoked for about two months now and am 18. I have noticed some sores on my mouth. What are the chances that I have cancer? Picture attached
Yes, but: Cold sores are caused by herpes simplex i virus & once you have the virus is lies dormant. Proper hygiene can help prevent outbreaks but may not eliminate them all. Your dentist can give meds to help prevent or treat them. "ulcers" are generally apthous ulcers & autoimmune in nature so staying healthy overall helps reduce them. Still keeping things clean will help reduce outbreaks of both. ...Read more
I have hsv-1 what is the chance that I could transfer the virus to my bf, when I have no cold sores present?
Up to 50%: Half of all people have hsv1 by the time they go to college. So there is a 50% chance that your boyfriend already has it and there is no issue about passing it to each other. Even without an active cold sore, there is some asymptomatic shedding that occurs always, so you can pass it to him even if you don't have cold sore if he is negative for hsv1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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