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Herpes on earlobe

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
yes: Herpes can affect any part of the body.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Herpes: Herpes is contagious when the rash is present. I am more familiar with the data on genital herpes and that is the rational for treating when the rash ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Chang
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Unlikely: More likely to be an eczematous rash. Try using over the counter hydrocortisone cream and moisteurizer. If it doesn't improve, I would recommend being... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Herpes Zoster Oticus: May be what you are referring to. This is actually caused by the varicella virus (chicken pox). See ramsey hunt syndrome. I am not aware of pathology ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely herpes: Herpes usually presents as a cluster of small water filled bubbles surrounded by redness. The fluid becomes yellow and then forms a scab. A solitary ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Possible herpes: If she did not have anything outside the ear look inside the ear canal you may find one or two, if you find them that is it. If you do NT search for o... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Anti-Aging Medicine 43 years experience
Take BHT: Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a food preservative antioxidant. It's probably the best and cheapest anti-herpes substance there is. 2,000 mg per ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
Family Medicine 9 years experience
You need an exam: Herpes has a classic look that can best be identified by seeing a healthcare provider. They can also test the bumps as well. Usually the bumps associa... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: however, you must be examined and have the pus cultured to rule out the possibility of a bacterial infection. I suggest immediate medical evaluation.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: If you touch the fluid from the blister you could

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