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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your: physician about antiviral medications.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Avoid sun exposure; it ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably yes: The HSV IgG tests are excellent, and a negative result for HSV2 6+ months after exposure shows you were not infected. The HSV1 result should have been ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Take the pills: There is no relationship between birth control pills and the onset of H. zoster in any part of the body. If you are sexually active and need the prot ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No STD: No STD causes these symptoms. You have no infection from any sexual exposure.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: Initial genital herpes doesn't always cause symptoms. When it does, the symptoms always show up within a few days. When herpes seems to first appear w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
33 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: A lab test does not mean much in the absence of symptoms. It may only mean you have been exposed to the virus some time in your life. Ask your md for ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Pan
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful blisters: There are different types of herpes but usually with blisters and tenderness affecting particular location. See md when rash present.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Clarify: So are you worried because you've had herpes in the past? Exposed to herpes in the past but never had symptoms? Don't know if you were exposed and are ... Read More

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