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I Have Had A Split Lip On The Inside Of My Mouth Herpes Related
Our 15 yr aa/fem is getting flat sore breakouts on her top lip (not inside the mouth) during/on her menstrual cycle for the past 9 mon - not 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
Do herpes inside the mouth go through the same sages as herpes outside of the mouth (cold sores) such as blistering?
Herpes simplex: Is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex, but not trough clothing. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth lesions: Herpes sores are infectious, virus sores, contagious. Treated with acyclovir.They may recur. Avoid mouth kissing, oral sex or touch with hands as you could spread it to other parts of the body. Canker sore (aphthous ulcer) is a general term for non infectious oral sores from stress, trauma, hormones, vitamin deficiency, foods, autoimmune disease like celiac /Crohns. Treat underlying condition Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose first: Visit a dentist to make sure of your diagnosis. I find viroxyn to be quite effective for my patients. Read more
Lip cold sores: Are caused from the herpes virus. Mouth lesions can also be from that virus but they can also be apthous stomatitis ulcers that are not viral in their etiology. Your immune system is suspected in both. Let your dentist look and tell you what they are. Treatment is different for both. Good luck! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son is1.8yo&he playes alot wiz his dad. Dadhasa herpes onalip almost gone but still. Mysonaccedently touched lip&and then puttedthumb in mouth. Danger?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Two different things: Cankers (recurrent aphthous ulcers) are an "auto-immune" type reaction to trauma/stress (such as biting your lip). They occur on the loose membranes of your lips, cheeks and floor of the mouth. Your dentist can treat with prednisone, laser or chemicals to cut pain. Cold sores are hsv. Abreva helps those some, but most need doc rx. Both go away without treatment in 10-14 days (pain only 3-5 days). Read more
I had herpes 7 days ago, on my lip & in my mouth, I've been applying a creme and taking a medicine; can they still be active? Are they contageous?
Yes: As long as fresh lesions are present you are definitely contagious! Even with crusts, so be careful. It can take 2 weeks for lesions to dry up and go away. Read more
How does herpes in the corner of my mouth affect my eligibility for a lip lift? I am a female aged 37. I frequently have herpes appearing in the right corner of my mouth. Is that important if I decide to have a lip lift? .
If: If you have herpes outbreaks on your lips and you are considering surgery or any type of minimally invasive procedure near or on your lips (ex. Fillers, peels, laser) it is wise to inform your doctor several days before the procedure. Your physician will likely write you a prescription for an antiviral medication to be taken a few days before your procedure and during recovery. This will help to prevent a herpes outbreak and limit unnecessary scarring and pain that might occur if untreated. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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