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I feel depressed with my situation now.I have sores at the corner of my mouth and inside my mouth.It’s itchy.I have fever for 3 weeks.my body aches and i feel so tired.We went to the doctor for check up.They checked my blood, urine.But they said i am alright.My tests were okay.I never told them about my sores because i am so afraid.please help me

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Many people have HSV-1 from their childhood. This is usually nothing much at all to worry about. Sometimes when we get run down from things like a flu, the cold sores tend to make an appearance. Many people around the world call them 'fever' blisters believing they were a product of having cold/flu/fever, they were pretty right!

There's little doubt the doctor did notice your sores and 'cold sores' would have gone through their head and considered a sign that your body is probably struggling with viral or bacterial issue.

What does the doctor think? A bad flu virus? Any talk about other viruses?

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Doctor said it was stress but he was confused why i have fever. Could herpes be identify on the blood tests?what are the other tests should i undergo to know if i have the virus?

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Yes herpes is identified in a specific blood test, however it is not likely you had this test.

You can request to be tested. Note though that even if you are positive for HSV, this will not indicate that it’s causing your present health issues.

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I am so afraid to tell my sister about my situation.It’s like a torment everyday.I feel like i contacted them my disease.I also don’t have enough money for check up and medication.I don’t want to go home because i am so afraid i will just  infect my son and my love ones.Please help me.

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Hey this won’t happen. If you have sores keep them away from anyone. Further it’s best not to let your son chew your lips. Pecks on the cheek and forehead are fine.

Nothing note need be done.

Your son has a pretty decent chance of being infected by someone other than you in any event. That’s a bridge to cross if it happens. As always, enjoy life now, free of any dominating thoughts of herpes.

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This doesn't sound much like HSV-1. If they are herpetic blisters, you are looking more to a cause such as chicken pox (shingles). Of course there are numerous other ailments it could be. If things are progressing this seriously, it really might be best to seek medical assistance.

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