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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 many days does the fever lasts in genital herpes?

How many days does the fever lasts in genital herpes?

Herpes simplex: This is very variable, but the longest limits are up to three weeks. This would be very unusual and would start looking for another cause for fever if it lasted more than a week. ...Read more

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Could i be having prodrome for my initial herpes outbreak? I had sexual contact over 30 days ago. No fever over the last few days. Genitals tingle

Could i be having prodrome for my initial herpes outbreak?  I had sexual contact over 30 days ago. No fever over the last few days. Genitals tingle

Possible: Did your sexual partner have herpes? If so, the symptoms you now have could be related. Local pain ; itching, plus fever, headache, malaise, myalgias, and tender lymph nodes are more usual than "tingling." average incubation period after exposure is four days, but ranges from two to twelve days. See your doctor -- viral cultures can be done on any visible sores. ...Read more

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Fever of 100 can it be anything but herpes if so should I be worried ?

Fever of 100 can it be anything but herpes if so should I be worried ?

Need more info: If you have no other symptoms, for sure herpes isn't the cause. It only causes fever in associaition with painful sores and other symptoms. What makes you worried it might be herpes? ...Read more

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If a person has a herpes, is there any other signs like fever or something? And how many days does the sores will appear from the day it started to each? Thank u dr.

If a person has a herpes, is there any other signs like fever or something? And how many days does the sores will appear from the day it started to each? Thank u dr.

It's sort of random: After having the first episode of herpes type 1 or 2, a person cannot tell when the next episode will be. In between episodes, the herpes virus causes no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Could severe fever and vomiting be a symptom of herpes?

Could severe fever and vomiting be a symptom of herpes?

Fever: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. A first exposure to herpes simplex II virus can cause fever, chills, headache, feeling generally ill and weakness of muscles. ...Read more

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Could my recurring fever be due to herpes?

Could my recurring fever be due to herpes?

Yes.: Fever commonly accompanies and outbreak of herpes, but remember too that the fever, caused perhaps by another illness, depresses your immune system, which brings out the herpes lesion. Hence the term: "fever blister.". ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more