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I seems have herpes on my gum tissue. My ex has those and did not know until now. What type of risk in my feauture if I have oral herpes?

I seems have herpes on my gum tissue. My ex has those and did not know until now. What type of risk in my feauture if I have oral herpes?

Caution: Not to worry...Actually most people have been exposed to oral herpes in their lifetime. It does mean that when you have an active lesion that you are contagious both to others, and to yourself. When a sore is present, don't swap spit with others, and refrain from any oral contact, sexual or otherwise. Also don't touch your eye, a cut, or your own genitalia without washing hands. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can oral herpes cause sore gums?

Yes: A primary herpes simplex virus in infants in children can cause significant soreness of all the tissues within the mouth. Recurrent oral herpes lesions occur more commonly on the exterior lips, but occasionally cause lesions on the gums and the hard palate. ...Read more

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Checklist: Living with Genital Herpes

Get regular STD screenings
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Avoid intercourse and sexual contact during outbreaks
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Wear loose fitting, cotton clothing during an outbreak
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Docs can you explain, is swollen gums, soar throat and like red spots oral herpes?

Docs can you explain, is swollen gums, soar throat and like red spots oral herpes?

2 separate problems: These 2 problems should be addressed separately. 1. swollen gums - can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See your dentist. 2. soar throat - seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Checklist: Living with Genital Herpes

L-lysine decreases outbreaks
daily
Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
daily
Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of out breaks
daily
Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
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What are symptoms of oral herpes in mouth?

Several: Warning symptoms of itching, burning, increased sensitivity, or tingling sensation may occur about 2 days before lesions appear. Skin lesions or rash around the lips, mouth, and gums small blisters (vesicles) filled with clear yellowish fluid blisters on a raised, red, painful skin area or blisters that form then break and ooze. Yellow crusts that slough to reveal pink skin. ...Read more

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Do oral herpes leave open sores on your lips?

Do oral herpes leave open sores on your lips?

For about 7 days: Oral herpes, hsv-1, can be found on the lips, gums, roof of the mouth, or around the nose. It begins with a tingling, called a prodrome, and tiny blister like vesicles will appear on area. During the vesicular phase it is transmittable, so caution should be used when contacting other people. A few days after, the vesicles will burst and an open sore will scab, then heal in 10 days. ...Read more

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Checklist: Improving Oral Health

Floss your teeth
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Limit you sugar intake
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Does oral herpes cause teeth sensitivity?

No: However a burning or throbbing sensation of oral mucosa or gums is possible. ...Read more

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Oral Herpes Simplex: Definition

Oral herpes simplex is also known as Cold sores. Oral herpes simplex, also called cold sores, is a c ...Read more

 

Hsv: Definition

HSV is also known as Herpes. HSV, or herpes simplex virus, is a virus that has two types. T ...Read more

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