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herpes not on genitals but can it be on mons pubis

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown chance: If a person only has herpes lesions on the mons pubis, and nowhere else, there is a small but unknown (nobody can guess the chances) chance of catchin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. VICKY ESTERHUIZEN
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Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on how it: The bump could be a number of different possibilities. If it is painless, then it is not likely to be a boil or infection. I do not think it is herpes ... Read More
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A 23-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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Genital herpes: Herpes lesions can appear anywhere in the genital area, and shedding of virus can occur without visible lesions. This means a person infected with gen ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Folliculitis can occur in genital areas.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes oral, genital: If you have oral herpes, probably it is HSV1, not HSV2. Whichever type you have, auto-inoculation (transfer of infection to a new body area) is very r ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Williams
26 years experience General Practice
Yes: Go see a primary care or gyn practitioner to make the diagnosis.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can get this through contact with an infected person.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible, unlikely: Genital warts appear mostly where the virus is massaged into the skin during sex, i.e. places that get friction during intercourse -- thus usually the ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Shingles: Shingles usually does not cause a flaky rash.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Balanitis?: If the "red small bumps" are on the head of the penis, i.e. under the foreskin, it may be mild balanitis -- inflammation often due to a superficial ba ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Possibly.: There are lots of causes of "bumps" - herpes is only one of them. He needs to be examined by his physician, and then tested for herpes and other possi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Warts on your genitals are genital warts. They are defined by the location. The same viral strains can cause them on your fingers as well.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It could be a hair follicle "bump". If it persists see a gyn md for an evaluation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Folliculitis occurs around hair follicles and there is hair on genitals, so this can occur.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Yes: Lesions of condyloma definitely can grow on the low abdominal and suprapubic skin areas near the genitalia.
A male asked:
Dr. Dorit Benmoha
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Most likely herpetic: Most likely herpetic but must be swabed at site,,,have urine sent for std,,blood work for hiv std,,must protect yourself,,talk to your partner,,will n ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
39 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes, HPV: Warts are not herpes. It is another virus that can cause warts. You need to get it checked and make sure you dont have in your cervix. Some types migh ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Yes one can get Genital Warts on the Clitoris.Genital warts are contagious through sexual intercourse.I suggest you consult your Gynecologist and get ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: This requires a look-a "bump" to you may be a vesicle, papule, cyst, or a multitude of other things to us.Please see a dr for proper diagnosis.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's possible: It's called herpetic whitlow. Dont touch if you see sores, and always use condoms for intercourse.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor. Herpes?: No vaginal sore is likely from either bacterial infection or friction. If definite injury, e.g. a known scratch while inserting a tampon, etc, just wa ... Read More

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