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do genital herpes sores break out in the same place everytime

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You might not: be aware when a herpetic blister ruptures.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: Have you talked with your physician about antiviral medications?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Bohannan
24 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and No: The virus that causes genital herpes (herpes simplex 2) is a different variant of the herpes virus that causes oral herpers (simplex 1). However, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Can be type 1 or 2: Cold sores on or near the lips are due to recurrence of herpes type 1 or 2. Herpes viruses, after the initial infection, live in a person's nerves and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this towards you family doctor.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Yes. Lesions are similar whether on the skin or on mucous membranes.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: The virus is in your nerves and can break out in any nerve, but it typically affects the same nerve when it recurs. In your case, the maxillary divis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Usually: Usually comes back in the same place all the time.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mangoni
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Cold sores: In general, I would normally tell a patient cold sores can look like that. AVoiding heavy sun exposure helps to avoid getting cold sores
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Very unlikely to transmit. But still appropriate to use barrier method with intercourse.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Yes usually they will cause some discomfort.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Lupus and herpes: There is a blistering form of lupus called bullous lupus. Blisters are large or small, there are many of them and they are distributed evenly on both ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not known: How any virus came into existence is not well understood.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Herpes One: There is no way to give you an accurate answer. But, in general herpes one acts like herpes two as far as shedding and potential for contagiousness. M ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cold sores have : Most often associated with herpes simplex 1 but herpes simplex 2 can also cause it.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No always: The blisters could just 'dry up' if not scratched .if left alone
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: Genital herpes is only acquired by sex with an infected person. Nobody is known to have been infected through a contaminated environment, clothing, to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No. No. Yes.: Herpes 1 cannot turn into 2, nor vice versa. A person is not immune to herpes 1 unless he has caught herpes 1, and likewise, he is not immune to herpe ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Any time there is oral sex being performed and there are legions (virus and or cold sores) on your female or male genitalia this can be transferred to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience in Pathology
may recur: Yes, they can recur, if human papillovirus persists.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: You need to be on a medication that will specifically treat the outbreak. The meds you are currently taking have no benefit for this issue.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex : Virus 1 (hsv-1) is the most common cause of cold sores. A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which caus ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not really: Usually, hsv-1 genital outbreaks are less severe or frequent than hsv-2 outbreaks, but they look the same and you need testing to distinguish them. If ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe: Genital warts cam be localized or spread over a large area. If warts are not destroyed they may recur in the same area. There can also be genital wart ... Read More
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