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hair bump or herpes

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Questionable: assumption. Your statement that herpes lesions should have hair in them is not correct. Herpes lesions can occur at site that have no hair. Even skin ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes has no hair: Herpes bumps contain multiple clear or reddened vesicles and are very painful when they first appear. In other words, herpes lesions are "bald". If yo ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Absolutely should: see dermatologist or urologist for answers
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Needs to be evaluate: When it comes to lumps and bumps you have to let your doctor take a look at them. Very hard to speculate without physical evaluation.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bumps: Could be folliculitis usually caused by a bacterial infection.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Second opinion: You could get second opinion to make sure.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Less likely.: Herpes lesions are usually not associated with hair growth.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If the lesion was in a hair-bearing area, folliculitis probably is statistically more likely than herpes. Folliculitis (basically, a pimple) tends to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Hair Follicle: Probably what is called folliculitis. An inflammation/infection at the base of a hair/hair follicle. Might need a virtual consult and furnish a phot ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: That is possible, but without being able to examine these there is no way in which they can be diagnosed over the internet. Go and see a doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: An ingrown hair is not an indication of herpes infection. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
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