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can anything other than herpes give you sores down there

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
High likelihood: Cold sores are typically caused by hsv-1 virus, and is associated (though not exclusively) with herpes ulcers above the waistline. Once infected, the ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your DR: about taking an antiviral medication. Take care.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why?: Labs for herpes i and herpes ii antibodies are far from completely sensitive or specific. If you have no symptoms, you're not going to do anything dif ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes Neuropathy: This may be just common and will normalize with time. While the herpes sores can heal quickly, the underlying nerve inflammation may take some time t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Type one or two, depending on the herpes sores of the person who performed oral sex!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes it can be spread in this method.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: If you have been diagnosed with herpes then there is a good chance you will get recurrent lesions. There are antiviral medications that you can take t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's possible: Genital herpes is probably the most common cause of genital ulcers (sores). See you doctor while the sores are present for an evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: It is possible to transfer type1 herpes virus from cold sore to genitals.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Rash: It would be rash of me to try and suggest a diagnosis without seeing this eruption. You need to be examined by a doctor and have suggestions made for ... Read More

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