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Herpes genital lesions

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either: They can be either, but usually are multiple in one or more clusters. Also they can occur in the vagina or on the cervix and the patient may be total ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Bacitracin is used to treat bacterial skin infections. Genital herpes is caused by the herpes virus, which is treated with antiviral medications.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Usually quicker: With initial genital herpes, node inflammation usually starts within 2-3 days of lesion onset. Maybe a week, but not usually. Some cases never get nod ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Well, Herpes : Simplex 1 could infect the genitals.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It could be: Burning, tingling, itchy - painful.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NO IT DOES NOT: No it does not scar.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Barraza
40 years experience in Pediatric Urology
Possibly: Condylomata or genital warts typically are not symptomatic whereas herpes outbreaks often are preceded by burning pain and itching
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: If you have a herpetiform lesion on your skin, it is teeming with virus; if it touches mucosa, you can spread it (oral or genital!).
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Even if a person who has a herpes simplex virus does not have active lesions they can still transmit the virus through a process called viral shedding ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex 1: Could cause genital lesions but it doesn't cause genital warts.Human papillomavirus can cause genital warts.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variable: Some patients have virtually no pain and others are in such pain it is difficult to sit or empty the bladder. Seek treatment early to reduce pain and ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Herpes simplex virus type i does infect the genital tract. As a matter of fact, nearly 60% of neonatal herpes infections (mostly acquired from genita ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Bohannan
24 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and No: The virus that causes genital herpes (herpes simplex 2) is a different variant of the herpes virus that causes oral herpers (simplex 1). However, ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience in Dentistry
Oral herpes can: Transfer. Be careful to avoid contact with all mucosal areas, eyes, cuts in skin, and private areas when lesions (vesicles/blisters) are present and e ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor f ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex Virus: 1 (hsv -1) can cause genital lesions. (however it doesn't morph into hsv-2).
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: So see your md and get tested and treated appropriately.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
A virus: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It can occur when you have unprotected sex with a partner that has herpes and is actively shedding t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Herpes: HPV related genital warts, no. Herpes lesion, yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That is : Possible.

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