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What Should You Do If You Think You Have Herpes On Lip

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...more effective treatments. More about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can infect the mouth. Transmission If you have genital herpes infection, you can easily pass...
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$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an unwanted pregnancy. For more carefree sex, why not just consistently use latex or polyurethane condoms???Regarding Herpes labialis (cold sores), your doctor is correct. It's extremely common. See below. I'll reprint some information from the... Read more »

Transparent 'blisters' inside under lip (mouth)

Dear doc, I have small blisters (transparent) inside my mouth, behind my under lip. Under my tongue are also rough pieces of 'meat', it looks more irregular than normal. Do you think these spots are OI? Is it usual?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...You don't say whether you are HIV+ or not, but assuming you are, these transparent blisters could be herpes. The "rough" spots are hard to figure out from your description, and you don't say whether any of these problems is painful Read more »

Herpes possibilty

Hi Dr Bob!Hope you're well babycakes!A friend of mine is concerned about a recent flu like illness with new partner....that is no longer around.Before bothering you with this question, I searched the forums and found an answer to my question by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...different when examined by a physician. I'm always reluctant to give anything other than general advice about symptoms, OK?1.No. Herpes symptoms subside completely between episodes. Thinking you have a fever and actually having a fever are two... Read more »

when does herpes strikes...

Dear Doc, May I ask and know when does herpes virus would strike on during the HIV infection when does it occurs in the body? and also in the mouth? What particular part in the body does it commonly appears aside from the mouth?? (on the head of...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Herpes can be the usual lip/mouth sores or sores in the genital area, just like HIV- people have. These sores go away in 10 days or less and can happen Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...not know that he or she is infected. HSV-1 can cause genital herpes, but it more commonly causes infections of the mouth and lips, so-called "fever blisters." HSV-1 infection of the genitals can be caused by oral-genital or genital-genital... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are... Read more »
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Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »

Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...away. Over the weekend i was applying vaseline to my body including inner thighs. The next day i had major pain on my vaginal lip. It hurts when i pee, i examined the area and notice its on the tip of my skin and skin feels tuff and redness. Im... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if you have genital herpes would ya? please shed some light on this question. i do not have hiv, nor herpes just... Read more »