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How do I deal with mouth herpes simplex? I want to kiss my baby.

How do I deal with mouth herpes simplex? I want to kiss my baby.

Virus infection: Do not kiss your baby until herpes is gone. A simple remedy is taking the Amino Acid lysine that you can usually obtain from a health food store. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


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Could herpes simplex a occur inside the mouth?

Could herpes simplex a occur inside the mouth?

Are you referring to: Herpes simplex 1 (a?). Yes, lesions could occur in the mouth. ...Read more

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Could you pick up clinically tested for herpes simplex 1 (the mouth herpes)?

Could you pick up clinically tested for herpes simplex 1 (the mouth herpes)?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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What are the chances I have herpes simplex 2 from french kissing?

What are the chances I have herpes simplex 2 from french kissing?

It is possible : The only way to avoid it is to know the status of your partner prior to kissing and always practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have herpes simplex 1. Will i be able to kiss someone without infecting them?

Depends: If you have no active lesions, you should be fine. If you have active lesions, or think you are getting one, then you should abstain, or you run the risk of infecting them. ...Read more

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Can the herpes simplex virus be transmitted via kissing?

Can the herpes simplex virus be transmitted via kissing?

Yes: Herpes simplex 1 or less commonly 2 can be spread by kissing with or without visible lesions on the lips. ...Read more

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Could you give an easy, home remedy for the mouth/coldsore- herpes simplex please?

Treating Herpes: Treating herpes has become routine and simple in american medicine. There are three common oral herpes medications that are generally very effective. I often use the generics as a first line approach. Your family physician can get this prescribed for you for acute outbreaks or for suppression of outbreaks if these happen frequently. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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