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does herpes cause odor

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Herpes causes ulcerations. If you have a foul discharge you may have bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia. You should be checked ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Another infection : A fishy vaginal odor is not due to herpes. It is likely you have bacterial vaginitis or trichomonas. See your doctor for an examination.
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely herpes: But it's possible that you have another associated infection like bacterial vaginosis. You may want to review this with your doctor, as this requires ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Another infection: possibly trichomomas so see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No, although tissue degeneration in any form of lesion may create an odor, there is nothing characteristic about the smell of herpetic lesions.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes ?: Herpes I or II is very communicable, but pain from exposure less than two days will not produce a herpes ulcer that quickly. It is more likely that t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Whenever there is any change in the vagina from any infection, the vaginal discharge composition and balance changes. This makes it easier to get Bact ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Likely: Genital herpes causes blisters on the penis caused by a virus. It generally causes some discomfort but not severe pain. It is not common for it to cau ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Well it sounds like: multiple things going on. I might visit dermatologist. Herpes isn't really a single blister and it can burn, itch or hurt not really achy and color ca ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Rashes: rashes, especially in the groin and peri-anal area can be caused by many different things. You really need an exam and possible testing to determine ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
36 years experience Gynecology
Not herpes symptoms: Doesn't sound like usual herpes symptoms, but may be other types of infections (?Bv, trich, etc). I recommend an exam.

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