Top 20 Doctor insights on: Como se transmite el herpes labial

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The image in my profile is labial herpes or infected bumps it hurts a little?

The image in my profile is labial herpes or infected bumps it hurts a little?

Herpes or other?: A herpes infection of the labia is painful, and appears as a single or cluster of shallow ulcers which are sensitive to touch (clothing or liquids). Get this tested by your health care professional, and if it is herpes, get the subtype identified, as some may require additional testing as they are more serious over time. ...Read more

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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 I get ocular herpes from a person with labial herpes? If I get in contact with his secretions?

Can I get ocular herpes from a person with labial herpes? If I get in contact with his secretions?

WHY??: Why ask this? Herpes on the face [labial] is usually type 1. Most adults already carry this virus and therefore cannot catch it anew from another person. Eye infections from it are serious but not common. Oral and topical anti-virals are very effective. If you wish to define your vulnerability you can get a blood test to see if you carry hsv-1 and/ or hsv-2. ...Read more

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Well if my bumps around labial area are herpes they should have hair inside of it, so I don't think so what could it be then?

Well if my bumps around labial area are herpes they should have hair inside of it, so I don't think so what could it be then?

Herpes has no hair: Herpes bumps contain multiple clear or reddened vesicles and are very painful when they first appear. In other words, herpes lesions are "bald". If you really want to know what it is, call a MD for an exam. ...Read more

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My husband gave me genital herpes through a canker sore--but his STD test came back negative for hsv1? Why is that? I have only had one sexual partner: my husband. I contracted genital herpes because he had a canker sore in his mouth and performed oral se

My husband gave me genital herpes through a canker sore--but his STD test came back negative for hsv1? Why is that? I have only had one sexual partner: my husband. I contracted genital herpes because he had a canker sore in his mouth and performed oral se

Test failure: The tests for viral presence and accurate identification (hsv-1 and hsv-2) are not 100% accurate. They tend to look for antibodies for the particular virus, which may not have yet been detectable when the test was performed.
A re-test with one of the newer screening tests is advisable. ...Read more

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Herpes on peni, s what will make it go away?

Herpes on peni, s what will make it go away?

See your doctor: There are treatments for herpes, but there is no cure for herpes it is forever. ...Read more

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What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

Multiple: Too numerous to discus here. Best is to search the cdc website. Most have neurologic side effects with opportunistic infections ultimately causing death after overwhelming the immune system. ...Read more

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Is oral herpes is an s.T.I or not? If not what are other causes?

Is oral herpes is an s.T.I or not? If not what are other causes?

Herpes virus: Oral herpes (hsv1) is most often from physical contact with an infected individual. Genital herpes (hsv2) is most often always contracted from sexual contact, and few cases have been shown of hsv1 coming from oral-genital contact, but the two are all but indistinguishable from each other. Maby the answer to your question is can you get herpes by not having sex, answer is yes. Just contact. ...Read more

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How can herpes spread?

How can herpes spread?

Contact: Herpes is spread from skin-to-skin contact when someone has active blisters. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can you get herpes?

How can you get herpes?

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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How does herpes spread?

How does herpes spread?

Herpes Simplex Virus: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. ...Read more

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Can herpes affect lashes?

Can herpes affect lashes?

If it does,: You're in a serious situation! Herpes infection on the eyes can affect the entire eye and even cause blindness. It is not subtle. Herpes infection around the mouth or genitals does not interact with lashes. ...Read more

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What duz herpes look like?

What duz herpes look like?

Varies: Herpes of the genital area can just be a reddened area but classically is a small group of clear blisters. This area is paiful, tingles and can get crusty. It is like a fever blister (only it is not a fever blister). Usually clinically diagosed but can absolutely be diagnosed if cultured and positive. Practice safe sex or you will continue to get the gift that keeps on giving! ...Read more

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What do you take for herpes?

What do you take for herpes?

Valtrex (valacyclovir): Valtrex (valacyclovir) is probably the best anti-viral medication for herpes, as it is taken twice a day, as compared to other medications that need to be taken 3-5x per day. It will help to suppress the viral shedding and make it less likely that you will pass the virus to your sexual partner. You should still avoid contact while having an outbreak in any event. ...Read more

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Does herpes cause cloymedia?

No: I guess that you mean chlamydia. These are two different sexually transmitted diseases. A person can have more than one std after unprotected sex and /or indulging in high risk behavior or having multiple sexual partners. ...Read more

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How easily is herpes spread?

How easily is herpes spread?

Depends: Hsv is spread through contact. You must be careful as it is an easier virus to spread. ...Read more

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