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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is usually very little bleeding from herpetic lesions.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This can happen, but uncommon.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
It can: If you are describing oral herpes, it usually festers and generates a clear liquid which is the transmittable phase. There are treatments for this co ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Linden
Specializes in Periodontics
Herpes sores: Yes...Herpes sores can bleed depending on the stage of the vesicles. Herpes is also very contagious, especially at this stage. Please see your periodo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This may be: bleeding due to shaving laceration. Herpetic lesions don't normally cause any significant bleeding.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shaving injury: What you are describing sounds like a shaving injury. A herpes lesion usually does not bleed. If you felt yourself cutting the skin with the razor the ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
41 years experience Gynecology
Possible: Since herpes causes open sores, it is possible to have some bleeding associated with it, but that is not a common sign of herpes. Of course if you are ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
NO: Don't manipulate herpes blisters as you can spread them or they can develop worsening skin infection.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. Yes STDs can cause irregular bleeding. Herpes typically caus ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Living with Disease: I do not see how the two are acquainted. 95% of those with herpes type one will have their infection somewhere close to their mouth or lips, not thei ... Read More

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