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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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What causes little blisters, itching, burning and severe dryness in the lips? I'm in menopause and no exposure to oral herpes.

What causes little blisters, itching, burning and severe dryness in the lips? I'm in menopause and no exposure to oral herpes.

Burning lips: See your doctors for singe tests... It can be another type of herpes, a fungus or something more serious like a vitamin B12 deficiency or other conditions. Check it out... ...Read more

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How likely is it that a tonsil infection(i now have a white film on my tonsils and doctor says its bacterial) w/out oral sores/itching is oral herpes?

How likely is it that a tonsil infection(i now have a white film on my tonsils and doctor says its bacterial) w/out oral sores/itching is oral herpes?

Herpes simplex: This sounds like an unlikely source of your tonsillar infection. Without seeing it, cannot rule anything out, but this does not usually occur. ...Read more

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Going through menopause, everything drying out including hair.Getting little blisters, itching and burning on lips around my mouth, haven't been exposed to oral herpes?

Going through menopause, everything drying out including hair.Getting little blisters, itching and burning on lips around my mouth, haven't been exposed to oral herpes?

B vitamin/coconut oi: In my clinical experience, I have found that adding a b50 supplement daily may make a significant difference in preventing blisters around the lips that are not herpes. Coconut oil would also be a good addition to the diet, and even applied to the blisters. It has anti bacterial, anti viral and anti fungal properties. It also makes an excellent conditioner for dry hair. ...Read more

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I contracted herpes hsv 1 from a sexworker 17 years back . After the sex i develop small bumps one head of the penis which itches. for last two years?

Here are some...: Current small bumps on glans penis are less likely related with HSV-I contracted 17 yrs ago. Instead, go to let urologist take a look to see if what you have is related with long foreskin. If yes, good topical hygiene with possible later circumcision may be required. To have the needed healthcare things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I think i was exposed to oral herpes, and my neck as an itch is that a sign of oral herpes?

I think i was exposed to oral herpes, and my neck as an itch is that a sign of oral herpes?

Perhaps: It could be herpes, a contact allergy to her makeup, a mechanical irritation to the skin either related to sex or anything that happened to your neck before or afterwards. See a dermatologist for diagnosis. Herpes simplex virus usually requires a break in the skin to cause an infection in the skin. ...Read more

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Itch burn pain tingl for 5 dys after oral. Herpes?

STDs: The are both viral and bacterial causes for you symptoms. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Itch burn pain tingl for 5 days after oral.Herpes?

Itch burn pain tingl for 5 days after oral.Herpes?

Can be normal course: Oral herpes can have multiple symptoms even after the breakout has gone away, lasting for up to 2 weeks. Pain, paresthesia (tingling) can all be associated with this. If symptoms continue you should be check out by a medical professional and can be prescribed Acyclovir or other antivirals for breakouts. ...Read more

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I had sex with someone who i had oral herpes and after she kiss my neck 4 days later I have an itch on my neck is that a sign of an infection?

Yes: The herpes virus is transmitted by contact and bodily fluids. It is known that mothers transmit the herpes virus to their children when they kiss them. The sore would have to betin as a red, blistered area which is filled with fluid which contains the live virus. An itch on your neck could be from the oral herpes virus. The period lasts 7-10 days..... Do not touch it with your hands. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv (Definition)

HSV, or herpes simplex virus, is a virus that has two types. Type 1 causes "cold sores" or sores around the mouth, while Type ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more