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can you get herpes on your leg

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible & unlikely: Herpes seldom recurs outside the area in which you had the initial outbreak. It is extremely painful and tender and presents initially as a blister-li ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: The outbreaks most commonly occur in the site of initial inoculation of the virus, but other areas can be involved. Lesions on the legs would be quite ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Doubt it's herpes: Your description of such a WIDESPREAD infection which seems to cover BOTH SIDES of the body at the same time is not the usual way that HERPES infectio ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No cause for worry: Herpes is not by such contact. To be ultra safe, mention this to your obstetrician. If she feels it necessary, you can have a blood test to see if you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and NO: Theoretically there is chance. But risk is minimal. Chance is much less than being involved in accident when you drive carefully for 1 mile.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes ?'s: Herpes I or II occurs on mucosal surfaces in general, with characteristic pain with the onset of early herpes and later the typical shallow ulcers. W ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: When "maybe" is not good enough. What do you mean, s/he said "maybe?" maybe, hell! s/he should culture any rash suspected of being viral, and not ju ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Is the Zoster healed: If the Zoster is completely healed, start with good hygiene routine and add a good moisturizer for face and a cream like skinworx(available) on intern ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get tested: Based on the two questions you have on this topic, it appears that you are concerned about having acquired genital herpes. It is not feasible to provi ... Read More

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