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How Can You Tell If You Have A Cut In Your Mouth Or Herpes
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
I just had a date tell me that she has herpes 1 & 2. We only had two brief closed mouth kisses, before i said good-bye.
No lesions. Could i be infected?
Herpes 1 and 2: The simple answer is that it is not likely that you have a new infection in this scenario. But, you should know your herpes status. 75% of americans have type one and 25% of americans have type two. All information that we know about herpes has changed in the last five years. Please get the blood test so you do not have to worry about this or so you can learn what to do if you have this infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Canker & cold sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. No one knows what causes canker sores. Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks. See your dentist if concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me if i could infect someone with herpes by kissing them if I have an open mouth wound (no outbreak)?
Can you get herpes 2 from sharing a cigarette while having a cut on your tongue with someone who has herpes 2 in mouth and genital areas?
Yes: If the person whose cigarette you are sharing has active lesions then you definitely are at risk. Even if this person doesn't have active lesions he/she might be shedding virus and can be contagious. It is best to not share cigs, or maybe consider quitting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can u get herpes frm sharing a cigarette while u have a cut on ur tongue w/ someone who has herpes2 in mouth, genital but don't have any sores rite now?
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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