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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
Dental exam: Make sure you know what you have before you try to treat it. ...Read more
If sm with herpes near lips (it has no fluid, nor it is blister like) kisses me on chick and herpes ends up touching my chick, will I get it too?
My neck is bothering me i got in touch with a girl that had herpes and lips bumped on my neck with salvia on my neck could I have herpes?
Difference between Fordyce spots and herpes on lips? I went to doc and he quickly looked and advised Fordyce but other docs didn't know what that was. Advice?
Fordyce spots : Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands that are present in most individuals. They a are seen on the genitals and/or in the mouth as small, painless, raised, pale, red or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may appear on the scrotum, shaft of the penis or on the labia, and on the inner surfaceand vermilion border of the lips of the face. Herpes is very different with shallow ulcers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can cashier with herpes on lip spread the virus at checkout? She was chewing gum, had touched her face. Then she bagged my items...im in the airport!
I have fever swollen tonsils with pus, herpes on lips ( 24 y old and it's the first time i had herpes) irritated mouth and blisters on tongue. Why?
PHG: You have many of the classic symptoms of primary herpetic gingivostomatitis. In short, that is how the herpes virus (the cold sore virus) manifests itself for the first time in your body. I would go see your physician, who can prescribe medications to help you manage the symptoms. Unfortunately, you can count on getting cold sores in the future! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Via direct contact: 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
Is there an option to do something against lips herpes if it didn't showed up yet for the first time?
Why? : Why treat something you don't have? Did you leave out some other information ? ...Read more
All: All bumps on the lips are not herpes but it can be one of the concern that will require you to consult a dermatologist. There are many causes which cause bumps on the lips which may include simple reasons such as allergy to some foods, sunburn, bacterial infection, acne, even possibility of cancerous lesion in smokers, or benign growth lesions such as sebaceous hyperplasia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hear that most people eventually get herpes on their lips & if that's true, is there a "better" time to catch if for a child?
No: No, there's no better time.Get a more detailed answer ›