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are herpes blisters always painful

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs examination: Individual diagnosis is not possible in this forum, but is available on HealthTap Prime. A good quality picture would be needed for evaluation on Hea ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variable: Some patients have virtually no pain and others are in such pain it is difficult to sit or empty the bladder. Seek treatment early to reduce pain and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
11 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Painful blisters: Hi shahzad1: herpes lesions are distinctively painful and at one stage they appear as fluid filled vesicles.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Must be seen.: Herpes produces a multi-vesiculated blister formation. It is impossible to tell without a visual examination by a MD. See one soon.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Skin nerves: The blisters hurt because they expose some of the tiny nerves in the skin. Some areas of the skin has more, or less, nerves than others. Also, some bl ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renu Chawla
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold sore: Yes, painful blisters in and around the mouth are probably cold sore or herpes simplex. There are other rashes too, so it would be best if you had you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Herpes simplex blisters can range anywhere on the pain spectrum from being a little irritating to being extremely sensitive and painful. Sometimes yo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
23 years experience Gynecology
Possible: It is possible however there are many different skin lesions that can occur to the vulvar skin. Best bet is to have it looked at and tested
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Triggers?: I get these suckers too, ; they hurt! first you should to find your triggers--sun exposure, stress, fevers--and try to control for these. Definitely u ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More likely : cold sore, herpes type 1. If worried or persistent, see your doctor.

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