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Doctor insights on: Where Do Herpes Sores Appear

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Can herpes sores be painless?

Can herpes sores be painless?

Not usually: Sores caused by herpes virus usually would cause some discomfort - burning, numbing, and/or tingling. If in doubt, I recommend seeing a doctor for evaluation. ...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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How often do herpes sores break out ?

How often do herpes sores break out ?

LEVEL OF IMMUNITY: Breakouts are related to your immunity level. Most commonly occurs when your immunity is down, such as when you are stressed out or have an infection that decreases your immune level. Unhealthy diet may also weaken your immune system and cause more breakouts. Bottom line: eat healthy, exercise, and live as much as possible a stress free life. ...Read more

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Can I swim in a public pool with open herpes sores?

Can I swim in a public pool with open herpes sores?

Yes: People likely swim in swimming pools while having new herpes sores, all over the world. Fortunately, there doesn't seem to be any news reports of outbreaks of herpes related to swimming in pools. ...Read more

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Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Herpes Simplex: Yes, it is called asymptomatic shedding of the virus. It is believed that 60-70% of transmission is via asymptomatic shedding oh the virus. Thus, there may be no lesions present but one can still spread the virus. ...Read more

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What could cause herpes like sores. But yet test negative. For herpes?

What could cause herpes like sores. But yet test negative. For herpes?

Many many things: Well first..Hundreds of types of viruses. Local mechanical trauma, electrical and thermal burns, chemical injury, irradiation, aphthous stomatitis, infection and drug induced. Its a very long differential diagnosis. ...Read more