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What Do Herpes On The Lips Look Like
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
I have a red sore/dot, so far just one that i've seen but I have one on my lips too. It doesn't look like herpes what is it?
Need a visual: So many possibilities that someone would need to see it for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have had chapped lips for the last 3 weeks and yesterday I developed a tiny blister on my lip, it doesn't look like herpes but how do i know?
Via direct contact: 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. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. ...Read more
Not all blisters are: Various types of blisters. In case it is herpes you cannot spread it to another part of your body. You can spread it to another person only if that person does not already have it. If it is herpes you are contagious any time but most contagious when you have a sore. There are prescription pills which reduce symptoms and reduce contagion. I have a book on my table: what is it? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Herpes will not appear if you have never been exposed to the virus. However, most people have been exposed to the type of herpes that can cause "cold sores" on the lips. Recurrent herpes (i.e. Cold sores) on the lips can occur as a result of injury (sunburn is a form of injury among others). ...Read more
Yes: It can affect any mucous surface.Get a more detailed answer ›
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