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Once you get a herpes sore on your nose do they frequently start showing up there like mouth herpes or is it just one time? :t

Once you get a herpes sore on your nose do they frequently start showing up there like mouth herpes or is it just one time? :t

Varies: The way herpes behaves is very different from person to person. Some people will have many outbreaks, when under stress or eating trigger foods (peanuts, oatmeal). But others will have no future outbreaks at all. Taking good care of yourself helps. Lysine 500mg daily can suppress outbreaks if they are a problem. Prescription anti-virals can be used too if needed. ...Read more

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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How to lessen lealing time for herpes sore?

How to lessen lealing time for herpes sore?

Herpes: The only answer I have is that you should be taking a herpes medication. There are three to choose from. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of a herpes sore?

What are the characteristics of a herpes sore?

Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more

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Does herpes sore bleed?

Does herpes sore bleed?

It can: If you are describing oral herpes, it usually festers and generates a clear liquid which is the transmittable phase. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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How to know it is canker or herpes sore?

How to know it is canker or herpes sore?

In or out?: In general, canker sores are inside the mouth (painful ulcers) and cold sores (herpes labialis) are on the outside of the lips (blisters and scabs). ...Read more

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How can you tell if it's a pimple or a herpes sore?

Blister= herpes: Most herpes lesions look like a blister(think burn) early on.A pimple is usually a red base with a pustular (white)center.Not always easy to tell the difference.If it is on or very near your lip (or penis or vaginal labia) suspect herpes.Is worthwhile to discuss with dr.Herpes is a serious and life- long infectious disease. ...Read more

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Vaginal tear or herpes sore....Do they look the same?

Vaginal tear or herpes sore....Do they look the same?

Yes: Herpes can present as a small tear in the vaginal mucosa that can be indistinguishable from the tears we see after normal intercourse. The herpes lesion however will often recur in the same location and will be more painful than a tear from intercourse. Yeast can also be associated with mucosal tears. Schedule an appointment to get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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How could docs take a sample of herpes sore without blood?

How could docs take a sample of herpes sore without blood?

Swab: If you have a sore, a swab can be used to send off for testing. This is almost as good as testing blood for antibodies and has the advantage of telling you where the virus is since the blood test only tells you that your body has seen the virus but tells you nothing about the location of the infection. HSV type one and type two can both cause both fever blisters and genital sores. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Herpes Simplex (Definition)

Herpes simplex is a virus that causes a blistering skin rash. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 usually causes cold sores in the mouth but can infect other organs such as the eye and the brain. HSV type 2 ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more