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do herpes have pus

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Open sore: Blood,pus,fluid....anything can come out depending on the stage of the lesions.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually not: Usually the fluid inside a herpes blister is clear. Pus suggests another or an additional infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: Herpes lesions are typically fluid filled blisters that can look clear or whitish yellow. These will become open sores and then scan over and graduall ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Young Jr
41 years experience Dermatology
More likely a pimple: Herpes is usually a clear blister
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
24 years experience Dermatology
Herpes zoster: Keep taking the antibiotic. The blisters should dry up after a few days. If you're impatient, use a sterile needle and pop the blisters, then clean ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but u need: To call your doc to see if your doc thinks they are secondarily infected or not which they may or may not be, please call your doc.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See MD: If you see pus you may have a secondary infection. You may need antibiotics.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Folliculitis: Pus filled spots sure do not sound like herpes. This common condition after saving with used or unclean razors is well known as your friend reassured ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Infected cysts/absce: You must be examined and the pustular areas must be cultured: if you are having unprotected intercourse, get a full STD screen. Requires a full. compr ... Read More
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