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Do genital herpe blisters last a long time

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Herpes can be quite : Deceptive,you may have outbreak and the lesion is almost imperceptible.you may feel burning in the area and no lesion visible.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Blistering occurs: Quickly. Doesn't sound herpetic.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain, burnIng, blist: Pain, irritation, like burning, and blisters in various stages of oozing crusting and healing. The first infection is often the worst and can be acco ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Siegel
39 years experience Urology
Painful blisters: Often is preceded by strange sensation followed by one or more painful blisters that rupture and then dry out and heal.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Almost certainly this isn't herpes, which doesn't cause "red dots" that don't become blisters or open sore. And no herpes outbreak can heal entirely i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Difficult to tell: Isolated, painful small blisters around the genitalia suggests hsv i or ii but the, axillary blisters throws a little wrench into the works. May be ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital herpes: Either HSV type can cause genital or oral herpes. (HSV1 and 2 are the names of the virus, not the place infected, i.e. oral vs genital.) Many HSV tran ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Please : Please be seen immediately and have cultures taken for herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, and for chlamydia. Yes, it could be herpes, but it could be other ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Not always: not necessarily, sometimes it can turn into an open sore, while other times it will remain closed. Please continue to use protection when involving yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
Herpes: Herpes can be spread at any time, not only when you have an outbreak, although it is much more likely to be spread when you have an outbreak. HSV (her ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes genitalis: Often but not always.

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