Conditions with symptom: 'cold sores'
so me and my boyfriend both get cold sores and the other day I performed oral sex and the next day we realised I had a cold sore so now im freaking out that hes going to get HSV 2 which will pretty much ruin his life and possibly our relationship.. So can HSV 2 develop from HSV 1 and if he already gets cold sores does that reduce the risks? We both don't have HSV 2 but im panicking he could get it from the cold sore.. Additionally would HSV 1 on his genitals be really bad like HSV1 and what would be need to do to sort it out but I thought as we both get cold sores it wouldn't matter because we have it anyway.. thanks..
As long as he has already been exposed to the same virus he will be fine. However, with first time exposure, HSV-1 can be passed onto other areas of the body; HSV-1 & HSV-2 are both interchangeable.
Im a 17 year old boy and suffer with cold sores all the time. I have had Stephen Johnsons Syndrome in 2011 which was caused by cold sores, i now get cold sores 2-3 times a month and was wondering if there was anything i could take or do to prevent them.
Hi, I also got stephen johnson syndrome in 2011. I was wondering how serious yours was an what did ur Doctor say caused it? I have been suffering from mouth sores very often now an blisters on my hands, feet, and knees. Please reply back
I constantly get cold sores. What underlying conditions could there be? Are cold sores and herpes conected to rheumatism in any way?
I was frequently getting coldsores and eventually i got pheumonia(spelling?). I was treat for this and fully recovered and i havent had 1 coldsore since, i never asked but i think they were linked to my lung infection???? This was a couple of year ago.. and im still free of them :))
hi i seem to get balanitis once a month like clockwork. i have been getting cold sores aswell both at different times but this time i have cold sores mouth ulcers and tight dry flakey fore skin i was wondering whether all these could be related. any help would be appreciated. alex
I have resently been suffering with sores either side of my mouth which can last up to a month, when they do heal they come back within 2 weeks. They are very sore and the skin splits. i do suffer with cold sores but these do not look the same. could you help?
I get very bad cold sores all over my nose that last about 2 weeks, i get about 1/2 weeks free and then they come back. My nose is now scared from all of these cold sores. what can i do?
Hi I am 14 and I have my first cold sore (and I have never kissed anyone!) so I have no idea how i got it and i hear that if the cold sores spread into the eyes it can cause blindness. Is there anyway to stop it spreading and a quick way to get rid of it?
i gave my girlfriend herpes by going down on her while i had a cold sore and i dont know if i have it or not, but if i dont what ways could i catch it, she has 3 sores on her pubic area so could i still get it from fingering without touching the sores or when she doesnt have an outbreak, also would just like some info on how we could still be intimate without her giving it to me, thankyou
u have the HSV-1 but you've gave her HSV-2 (numbers are for different areas)you can still get it from foreplay, best thing to do now is for your girlfriend to go gum clinic and get tablets Aciclovir, take once daily or once weekly (depending on amount of outbreaks she has), this will reduce the outbreaks and severity of them. me and my partner are in your position too and this works well for us... we havent caught it off each other yet and been together 3yr. hope this helps
thankyou for your help but what can we still do with eachother e.g. fourplay without me catching it off her such as going down on her etc....
hi i have had viral meningitis twice now and the cause was to the herpes virus but i have never had any signs such as cold sores or genital sores and neither has my husband of 10 years. does this mean that we both have the herpes virus simply with no symptoms?
Me and my boyfriend have been together for two years now, he's had cold sores since before we met, but yesterday day he came home and said he thinks he's given himself genital herpes through touching his cold sore which come up about 3 days ago, is this even possible? We haven't been sexually active for around 5 days.
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