Doctor insights on:
Herpes From Kissing On The Cheek
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
Yes: If the person you are kissing has active lesions on the cheek you are kissing, you may catch it from him. ...Read more
Unusual: Herpes simplex is usually transmitted from the infected persons mucosa to another persons exposed mucosa or skin surface so kissing on the cheek would be an unusual way of getting herpes Symplex but it is certainly possible especially if there was any preceding trauma involved but a definitive skin biopsy smear could be done along with consultation with your infectious disease physician ...Read more
Herpes simplex: If the person kissing you has active open ulcer on the lips and there is any direct contact of that with your skin this can happen, but is less common than if the kiss were onto a mucous membrane surface. ...Read more
Someone kissed me on the cheek. I learned that they have herpes. It was dry didnt feel wet. Do I have it too?
Not that simple: Not likely that you got it that way. Not much transmission that way, but possible. Of more interest, most adults already have type 1 and many have type 2. The odds are that you already have type 1 herpes with no symptoms. If you do, you already have it and cannot catch it from another person. A blood test can tell you your status. ...Read more
I met a friend and kissed her on a cheek then i noticed she had a herpes on a lip. I dont think i had contacted her lip will i get herpes now?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you get herpes from kissing on the cheek?
- Is it possible to get herpes from kissing?
- Kiss on cheek
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you catch genital herpes from kissing?
- Can you get herpes from kissing?
- Can you get herpes 2 from kissing?
- Can you get herpes from kissing someone?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free