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Is having a toothache a symptom of oral herpes?

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In brief: No

Generally not at all related.

In brief: No

Generally not at all related.
Dr. Theodore Ritota
Dr. Theodore Ritota
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely. If tooth pain persists, see DDS.

In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely. If tooth pain persists, see DDS.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Not generally

Oral herpes simplex infection usually presents as blisters which break down and form shallow tender ulcers on the lips and areas of the oral linings (mucosa).
If the local nerve is affected it is conceivable that pain could be referred to a tooth, but this is unlikely. If you have a toothache please go see your dentist. Do not ignore this.

In brief: Not generally

Oral herpes simplex infection usually presents as blisters which break down and form shallow tender ulcers on the lips and areas of the oral linings (mucosa).
If the local nerve is affected it is conceivable that pain could be referred to a tooth, but this is unlikely. If you have a toothache please go see your dentist. Do not ignore this.
Dr. Martin Raff
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