Doctor insights on:
Herpes In The Mouth
Depends: Hsv1 is very common and the majority of the adult population have antibodies to the disease which commonly causes cold sores or apthous ulcers in the mouth. This is often self limiting, but antiviral meds may help shorten the course. If it is hsv2, that is genital herpes, which can be found in the oral cavity from oral sex with an infected person, and is treated as genital herpes with medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Herpes: Possibly. Herpes virus is contagious virus can be shed without any evident active lesions. In particular if vesicles are present the virus is highly contagious . The chances would be decreased if he is on suppressive therapy with an anti herpes virus medication such as valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Of course: By adult age, most people have the common oral herpes virus. The luckier ones don't get outbreaks on their lips, or only rarely get them. Kissing is a common way that herpes is transmitted orally (but a person will not catch the same herpes type 1, if she already caught it earlier in her life... however, she may get outbreaks from time to time) ...Read more
If I was given herpes and now have it vaginally if I have oral after my partner was in me would I also have herpes in the mouth?
My nephew is 4 years old and have a herpes on the mouth and that s the second day he has it he popped it by accident what to do ? Is it dangerous ?
Herpes simplex: You may be referring to what's known as cold sores caused by herpes simplex type 1. It's usually a self limited disease that will go away in most cases without treatment. It may take a while, though. Acyclovir ointment can be used in less extensive cases. Abreva, which is an over-the-counter preparation in the us, can be tried. In more spread out cases, oral Acyclovir or valaciclovir are used. ...Read more
Before engaging in kissing with a female,Can she have unnoticeable herpes around the mouth area? How can you tell when it's safe to kiss?
I have a flatmate with herpes in her mouth and we share same bathroom and kitchen . Is there a chance that I can get herpes too by sharing same bathroom and kitchen ? Thanks
Low risk/com sense: By the 20s most of us have actually contracted HSV1 (felt often spread as child) w the WHO in 2015 showing 2/3 of pop 15 - 40 infected, w most asymptomatic carriers. Risk of spread greatest when there is a visible lesion or just before. During that time also found in saliva. While sore avoid contact w sore/saliva,, common sense like don't share utensils, etc. when no sore risk of spread near none. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Several possible ways- (1) communal use of a meth pipe (2) reactivation of herpes infection in a pt who was previously infected (3) intimate mouth-to-mouth or genital contact with an infected partner, either who may not exercise appropriate judgement if they were high. (4) communal use of a needle if injecting meth and they " lick" the needle. ...Read more
Antiviral medication: See your physician or if available go to an urgent care clinic to get started on an antiviral medication such as Acyclovir or valicyclovir. These medications can shorten the course of an outbreak and help prevent future outbreaks. The sooner the medication is started the more better it is for shortening the course of the outbreak. ...Read more
Diagnose first: Visit a dentist to make sure of your diagnosis. I find viroxyn to be quite effective for my patients. ...Read more
Usually not.: Herpes rarely causes sores anywhere inside the mouth except on the hard palate. They are most likely "canker sores", although some diseases can cause them secondarily. Most canker sores heal without treatment, but if they don't, or if you are in pain and/or having trouble eating, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Contrary to your assertion, pain in the back is not a symptom of oral herpetic infection. My advice would be to visit your medical doctor for diagnostic assessment. Although back pain is sometimes due to muscle spasm, it can also be a result of other disorders, some of them serious, including referred pain from digestive tract or kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found out 3days ago I have herpes in my mouth and in my private and i'm in a lot of pain in how long will i feel better?
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Herpes simplex virus mouth
- Herpes simplex mouth treatment
- Herpes mouth ulcers treatment
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Symptoms of herpes on the mouth
- Mouth to genital herpes
- Herpes simplex mouth sores
- Mouth disorders herpes simplex
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free