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Herpes - Non Genital

Also known as Cold Sores, Ophthalmic Herpes

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  • First time ever ive got a cold sore developing

    Noticed this afternoon a small lump on the bottom of my lower lip, Oh know a cold sore? At the moent just a lump with some slight tingling, Never had tbnese ever in my life, where could i of got this and how to get ris as quick as possible pleases. Im 66

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  • Herpes or cankersore on guns?

    I've had this canker sore looking thing on my inferior labial frenulum. I got this one other time but never looked into it. It's extreamly painfully to touch my chin or to open my mouth. 

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  • Lysine for Coldsores

    I don't know if anyone will find this useful, but for around the last 3 years of my life, I had been getting coldsores monthly, sometimes twice a month. I've always had coldsores for as long as I can remember, but I was beginning to get them more and more often, and although it sounds dramatic,...

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  • Ocular herpes from spit in eye?

    A little over 2 weeks ago, i was talking to my friend and as he was talking, a piece of spit flew out of his mouth and landed directly into my eye. I have been a little worried ever since, that i could have contracted herpes in my eye from the spit. I have been doing research online and it says its not...

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  • My cold sore apears on my forehead, in the same place ev...

    My cold sore apears on my forehead, in the same place every time. The first time I got it, it was the size of my hand, right down through my eye, and across my cheek. It was diagnosed as shingles. It appeared again,twelve months to the day. Again it was put down to shingles. On the third appearance,...

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  • Can (Oral Herpes) transmit through pre-chewing

    I understand that oral herpes transmits through saliva, but if i pre-chew my infant food for her will she also catch my infection? Im trying to convince my boyfriend its not a good idea to do that, but he insist nothing will happen..

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  • Do I have oral herpes? (with pictures)

    So about a little more than a week ago, I noticed the right side of my face, right around my jaw was really hurting and throbbing. I ended up going to the dentist who told me my gums looked swollen on that side of my mouth, and said it's just a gum infection and that a piece of food probably got...

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  • Do I have oral herpes?

    So about a little more than a week ago, I noticed the right side of my face, right around my jaw was really hurting and throbbing. I ended up going to the dentist who told me my gums looked swollen on that side of my mouth, and said it's just a gum infection and that a piece of food probably got...

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  • Not sure if this is herpes

    Started out as really itchy. I itched the crap out of it. I went to the ob and she didn't see anything. She tested me for a yeast infection since I'm pregnant. Still waiting for results. I went home and hubby looked and said there was a popped blister. I took a pic and looked and saw what looked...

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  • Cold sore

    I have had a cold sore since May, antibiotics and creams have not helped, I was even referred for suspected cancer as this will not heal! Cold sores are supposed to heal in about 10 days! I have never had a cold sore yet at 56 I have one, getting really frustrated /concerned as will not go away! ...

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  • vaginal sores...

    my doctor said this is caused by friction. though im getting tested soon. but does it look like herpes or just friction or a allergic reaction? this is right next to the opening of my vagina. i have a biger sore on the left side sorry for the tampon string. but i need to know. when i put salt on it when...

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  • Chronic episodic skin rash, face burning+itch, no diagnosis

    Hi All, Partner and I can't get any headway with diagnosis or treatment, now affecting her mental health. All thoughts welcome! Approx 4 years ago when she was in her previous relationship, girlfriend had what her doc initially thought was a shingles outbreak on her leg. After a while though they...

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  • Tongue herpes?

    I recently had a blister on my vulva and was told by my GNO it could possibly be HPV. 5 mins later she tested me for a yeast infection which came out possitive and said it could possibly be the blister symptom. I took the yeast infection pill and the morning aftfer, the blister was gone as if nothing...

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  • Could this be oral herpes?

    Hi everyone. I have never had a cold sore before, but about four or five days ago, I shared some drinks with somebody who (I believe) has oral herpes (I wasn't aware that it could be transmitted in this way at the time, but I've since read that it can be). She had no sores that were visible to...

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  • Oral sex but have HSV-2 need help

    I have had HSV-2 for 2 years including my fiancé.. and want me to give him oral sex, but yet he don't know the consequences of what will happen due to an outbreak on out mouth... ive convinced him that it's a bad idea. What should I do? What if I actually risk it and have oral sex with him?...

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  • Oral Herpes and surely more??

    Been reading these forums for peace of mind for a while now but thought it was time to cave to HA and burden you all with my problems. So my story goes.....October 2016 i was away on holiday and contracted Oral herpes i assume through sharing drinking glasses, i suffered with all the listed symptoms...

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  • Is this herpes

    Last week while showering I used my regular sponge and I scrubbed my anus, but scrubbed it pretty harder than usual. I am a gay male and I do engage in anal sex, but I always use condoms. The next day I had a really bad rash near the crack of my anus. It wasn't really itchy, just sore and irritated....

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  • I keep getting tears in my vaginal area.. HELP!!!!

    I was diagnosed with hepers simplex virus 1 but my outbreaks are on my opening of the vaginal area. My breakouts consist of alot of tears i talked to my obgyn and i asked her am i going to get these cuts every time i have sex because it seems i only get them when we have sex. The first time i waited...

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  • cold sore

    is this cold sore? i have been having it for few month it doesnt heal by itself. the thing is i have not encounter any blister during the proceed only having cracks all over at this specific area in my mouth have tried zoral cream and it looks like its getting worst. please some one help?

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  • Does this sound like herpes?

    Would really appreciate some advice.. my "health anxiety" is going crazy at the moment. It is day 40 since possible exposure to HSV 1 (even though no visible sores on their mouth.) No sores as of yet. So far I've had the following symptoms (not sure if caused by anxiety or not): - Random...

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  • Cold sore?

    So I sometimes have redness which follows a tiny pin pin point small red or white bump that looks shiny. It doesn't form into a blister at least it hasn't yet. I have this happen every once in awhile. Sometimes there is a burning or weird feeling. Anybody else have this? Should I buy abreva?...

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  • Sore on inside of lip

    Had this for a week or so, had canker sores in the past and this does not look anything like that. Dark dot in the middle with white threads on the risen lump. 

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  • Herpes on finger

    I've had this little blister near my nail on my middle finger for several weeks. It was full of pus, sore and red looking but two weeks ago I accidentally hit it on something and it popped. It will not go away. It isn't sore but it does not seem to be healing. I take daily suppressives for GHSV1....

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  • I don't understand!?! Am I truly positive?

    So about a week ago, I tested positive for HSV-1. I have had no symptoms, I just wanted to get tested to make sure I was clean, but I came back positive for HSV-1 (I'm guessing oral because the nurse said I could use a cream on my cold sores) but I don't understand this because I tested negative...

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  • Sore on top lip

    I've had a tiny sore on my top lip for a while now and if you look closely u can see a few tiny white spots , the size of a pin head and if I squeeze them they are like tiny white threads. They sting. I've tried cold sore cream to no avail. Any ideas what this could be?

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  • Cold sore scabbing but still tingling.. is this normal???

    So i just got my first cold sore. The first couple days it felt hot and a little numb, a little itchy but no tingling like most people describe.It then blistered and now is sort of like a scab.. its yellow and hard. But I now feel that tingliing feeling all around my lips. I'm terrified that im going...

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