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Herpetic Ulcers Of Mouth
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
Can someone pass herpes by sharing food? Her mouth is covered with some ulcer and her boss has herpes
Waht?: Can you get gential herpes through a mouth ulcer? Or is a mouth ulcer caused by gential herpes? If you already have gential herpes, on the gentials, the mouth ulcers are not casued by gential herpes. If you have not had gential herpes no ulcer is required to get them. Simply mucosal membrane to same contact - anywhere. Most people infected do not exhibit symptoms and are only contagious when have. ...Read more
Not necessarily: If the ulcers are on the "in" side of your lip and not on the out side of the lip, then you may have a common canker sore or aphthous ulcer. These can happen if you accidentally bite your lip and some viruses can cause this also. If you want to rule out herpes, see your doctor to test for it. ...Read more
Biopsy: I definitely agree that it needs to be re-evaluated. My rule of thumb is that an ulcer that does not resolve in 2weeks needs to be biopsied. There are several types of cancer that can show up on the roof of the mouth, so this needs to be addressed asap. I see that you are relatively close to my office mid you like, we can get you in before the weekend for the procedure. ...Read more
Not always: Oral herpes is one of many causes of oral ulcers. For some ulcers, we cannot find a cause. It is impossible to diagnose the cause of the ulcers without a good clinical examination. ...Read more
Can you have herpes inside the mouth? I have a painful ulcer on the right side inner cheek. I've had canker sores This ulcer is smaller n more painful
Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more
When are mouth ulcers considered as herpes? I have a huge ulcer on my bottom lip. Can it be caused by stress?
Yes/No: Oral herpes is caused by hsv (virus). Once you are infected, the virus stays in your nervous system and affect your body at times of stress. Without the hsv, stress only will not cause cold sores. Ulcers by herpes (hsv) are called cold sores, and share recognizable characteristics in their size, locations, etc. Culture or blood test can be done to confirm this viral infection. ...Read more
I've got ulcers on the inside of my bottom lip. I kissed a girl a few days ago open mouth. Is there a large chance I've got herpes? I'm only 15 : (
I have herpes and if I get the common small mouth ulcers on my gums would that be considered an outbreak & if some1 smokes after me would I spead it?
Was wondering if I recently has mouth ulcer/cranker sore would a herpes serology be positive for hsv-1 or is it totally different?
Apthae: Are probably not viral, nobidy knows where they come from ...Read more
What to do if I heard that mouth ulcers aren't contagious but can you get genital herpes from mouth ulcers if you engage in oral sex when ulcers are present?
Have an ulcer on the upper inner lip of mouth, doctor believes a herpes virus, this makes me feel dirty, have had no sexual contact for over 3 years?
Never had a cold sore. Get ulcers inside mucous membrane mouth nasal vag. Only. Was diagnosed with herpes. How? Neg. Herpes tests. Help!
When are mouth ulcers herpes? Are herpes simplex virus 1 same as STDs herpes? How long do I have to wait after sexual contact to get tested?
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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