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What Happens If You Pop A Herpes Sore
Viral spread: The ulcer/sore contain a fluid that has the virus in it. If anyone comes in contact with the fluid, they can contract the virus. Additionally the fluid touching other areas of your skin can cause local spreading. Remember though, the time that the virus is most readily spread is just before he ulcers appear and you may only feel tingling or nothing at all. ...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
Popping or occurring: Probably neither.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you touch a contagious vaginal herpes sore on your face or example eyes what will happen and what to do?
Herpes simplex: If you have not had herpetic infection previously you can become acutely infected and if this is in your eye you will have to see an ophthalmologist immediately to prevent its causing blindness. Many people have already been previously infected with this virus whether or not they had recognizable symptoms, and this situation may not convey any consequences. ...Read more
Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes sores: Yes...Herpes sores can bleed depending on the stage of the vesicles. Herpes is also very contagious, especially at this stage. Please see your periodontist for an evaluation if these are oral or facial lesions. We can treat the herpes lesion with the nd/yag laser at different stages. www.drgums.com. ...Read more
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