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how is hsv1 transmitted? Is...
how is hsv1 transmitted? Is it only during an outbreak or can it be transmitted even when no sores are present
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

HSV 1 is transmitted during outbreak ( when the blisters ) are present . This happens in 99 percent of the cases.

1 % of the cases do exist when it is transmitted through a phenomenon called asymptomatic shedding of virus even when symptoms do not exist

Do let me know if you have any further queries.

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
if she didn’t have blisters but did have rash , cracking, itching and burning and i kissed her, could this have infected me transmitted the disease?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I didnt kiss her cause of the rash
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago
  • If you did kiss the area that had the rash cracking burning , then yes it may have been transmitted
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok ty
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
But are the symptoms i explained typical for hsv1 cracking burning etc?
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago

Yes , some patients do present with cracking burning and rashes

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Was it wise for me to avoid kissing her with rash? I also have hsv1 but havent had an outbrek in a Long Time iver twn years and figured not kissing her would be wise to avoid causing an outbreak ? Am i correct?
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago

Yes , you did a good thing as presence of cracking could have transmitted the virus

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
How come i never had many outbreaks?
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago

Your immunity may have been good enough to keep the infection away and prevent outbreaks

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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 2 months ago

Do let me know if you have any further queries.

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