Could epstein barr virus cause mouth sores?

YES. Ebv , the virus responsible for mononucleosis, is also known to cause a condition called oral hairy leukoplakia--commonly found as an early symptom of HIV infection. Ebv is also responsible for several types of lymphoma and nasopharyngeal (nose/throat) carcinoma. Get checked early. Don't wait.

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Hi, can kissing just on the lips contract Epstein Barr Virus? With coming in contact with the person saliva just on the lips and area near mouth once.

Yes. Epstein Barr (Herpes) virus is spread by contact with infected saliva. You may have had it before the kiss as it is extremely common even though you might never have had any symptoms. New adult EBV patients often experience fatigue, fever, inflamed throat and swollen lymph nodes in the neck. For more information schedule an inbox consult at: www.healthtap.com/dr-douglasdds . Read more...

Can the epstein barr virus transmitted through saliva?

Yes. Epstein barr virus can indeed be transmitted through saliva-- in fact, this is the presumed predominant mode of transmission. By some estimates, over 90% of the human population is infected with this virus. In a majority of cases, infection with ebv causes no symptoms. Read more...