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How Can I Show Girlfriend The Cut On My Lip Is Not Herpes
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
Not likely: More likely it would be perleche, which is also called angular cheilitis. It is not associated with a vitamin deficiency. To treat it you can buy Hydrocortisone cream 1% and Clotrimazole cream, mix a small amount of both on the fingers and apply to the rash three times a day for a week or so. If it is herpes then it will enlarge and become a group of blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has sores above his lips from the past two weeks healing now though,he got a cut while shaving and bumps were formed could it be herpes?
Yes it could...: If he developed sores/blisters with burning type of pain, itchiness most likely this is herpes type 1, which is usually located in the oral(mouth) area. However, he was shaving so this could also be a folliculitis which is an infection or irritation of the base of the hair he shaved.If it is healing then there is nothing else for now he needs to do unless he gets them again. If so should see PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7-10 days: An infection may take 10 days to appear. ...Read more
Was wondering how long does it take to catch herpes to show positive on herpes serology? Positive for hsv-1 but never seen any outbreaks around lip
3 weeks after possible infection -blood test for herpes 7 weeks after upper lip inside cut and tender checked with doc who saiditsnotherpwhatelseisit ?
Doubt herpes: Confusing sequence. 3 weeks after exposure or onset of "cut"? What kind of exposure? Partner known to be infected? A "cut" inside lip doesn't suggest herpes, regardless of exposure. Neg test 7 wk after suspected exposure also is reassuring. It takes 12-16 weeks to be conclusive, but it is very unlikely you caught herpes. Most exposures don't result in transmission. Maybe a real cut? Canker sore? ...Read more
Am I going to get herpes, my girlfriend got a scab type sore thing on her lip 5 months ago and she went down on me today, she's done it before ?
My girlfriend got a scab on her lip back in April, she went down on me last night am I at risk for herpes? She doesn't have anything on her mouth
Herpes is forever: Whether it is type I-Oral herpes, or type 2-genital herpes. These can be spread to their alternate locations by cunnilingous. You do NOT have to have open sores to spread. It helps to take daily antivirals if you are very sexually active, they have shown to reduce risk. Wear a condom when she "goes down" or a dental dam.Talk to doc about meds to avoid catching it.It's a present that lasts forever ...Read more
Is it herpes? My girlfriend has this bump on her upper lip that developed over night, i didn't think anything of it throughout the day so i've been kissing her but now i'm kinda worried. I thought at first that it might be a pimple or something, but it lo
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