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Is there another way this girl could have gotten herpes simplex?

Is there another way this girl could have gotten herpes simplex?

Other than what?: Herpes simplex is transmitted from person to person in many ways, yes. Sex and kissing are by no means the only ways, if that is what you are asking. ...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


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Why did i get herpes simplex 1? Who could I have gotten this from?

Did you kiss someone: Or share glass ware, utensils or makeup with someone who has cold sores? ...Read more

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I have herpes simplex. I noticed a circular flat looks like a scab. It feels scaly to the touch. Could this be another herpes or skin irritation?

I have herpes simplex. I noticed a circular flat looks like a scab. It feels scaly to the touch. Could this be another herpes or skin irritation?

No: Herpes simplex occurs mostly in crops of lesions that look like a dew drops together. your discretion does not fit it...unless these are healed Herpetic lesions that have scabbard over. ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex appear everywhere around the body?

Could herpes simplex appear everywhere around the body?

Yes: It is very common to see genital herpes type 2 with recurring sores on the buttock, lower back or other areas not strictly genital. Sometimes it occurs as a "whitlow" on a finger. ...Read more

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In what way is herpes simplex (oral) transmitted?

In what way is herpes simplex (oral) transmitted?

Herpes Simplex Virus: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. However, herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread to the mouth/ oral area. ...Read more

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Could herpes simples 1 turn into herpes simplex 2?

Could herpes simples 1 turn into herpes simplex 2?

No: But the herpes simplex 1 virus could spread to locations where herpes simplex 2 is usually found. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Herpes Simplex (Definition)

Herpes simplex is also known as Herpes. Herpes simplex is a virus that causes a blistering skin rash. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 usually causes cold sores in the mouth but can infect other organs such as the eye and the brain. HSV type 2 ...Read more


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Cold Sore (Definition)

A cold sore is a sore that develops on lips. It is caused by infection with one ...Read more