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how should genital herpes be treated

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: If you are bleeding from healing herpetic lesions, then it's possible. Otherwise, if you are bleeding from your vagina, this would be atypical and as ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes/no: Bleeding means.....open mucosa in vaginal area. It can be caused by the mechanics of sex, dryness, herpes sores, other infections.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avoid contact/ RX: Genital herpes can easily spread between partners and between the mother and the delivering baby. The risk is greatest if the mom contracts primary ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Genital herpes does not cause abdominal pain. It sounds like you need to see your GYN and get evaluated.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Treatment does not mean cure or eradication.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes treatment: Herpes probably is the main cause of your pain, not yeast. I hope it is being properly treated with an oral drug like valacyclovir (Valtrex) or acyclo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Should not use: Simplex virus needs body fluids to survive , possible to get infected from wet brush , you should not use other people brush to maintain simple hygien ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe : If the cold sore was still shedding herpes virus, then you could have transmitted it to your partner.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Herpes lesions are usually localized.. what you may have is an allergic rash in response to medication or something else. Your treating physician shou ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience 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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