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pimples on buttocks herpes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Herpes is a blister with clear fluid in it that crusts over, does not contain pus.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very unlikely.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
blocked sebacious : It is most probabely not herpes, it may be a blocked sebacious gland or a cyst.Wash with warm water when you take a bath and if it persists see your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Ramirez-joglar
18 years experience Pediatrics
Bacteria v Virus: Pimples are caused by bacterial overgrowth within a follicle while herpes breakouts are caused by viral activation of the herpes virus.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Brender
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hidradenitis: I would speak to your doctor about your general health. Are you diabetic? Are you overweight? People with hidradenitis supurativa get "pimples" in ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not impossible: Sounds like you should use condoms until that "pimple" either gets friends (=herpes), or goes away (=still "might" be herpes, but less likely). As "th ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Young Jr
41 years experience Dermatology
More likely a pimple: Herpes is usually a clear blister
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If persistent : could be an infection of a hair or sebaceous gland. If it does not go away see your doctor for appropriate treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This does not sound as if they were likely to have been caused by infection with this virus, but without seeing them cannot really comment on their pr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Unlikely: Diabetes is usually not associated with acne

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