Are nosebleeds indicative of HSV2 virus?

Posted on Sat, 13 Jul 2019 in Infections
Question: I may have aquire the hsv2 virus orally. My child drank from a can I had sitting on a counter very briefly. What do I need to look out for in the event of possible infection? Are nose bleeds indicators?
Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

There exist a low to no risk to infect your child.

Detailed Answer:


Please don't worry, if you don't have outbrakes during this period there exist a low to no risk to infect your child.

The nose bleedings has no relation with hsv2.

In the event of possible infection from HSV 2, you should look out for outbreaks (lips or mouth sores in your child).

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist
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