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Rashes that look like herpes

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Blisters: Herpes viruses cause a series of skin lesions. The rash starts out as small bumps then develop into blisters that are very painful. In fact, the pain ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
No: Herpes is a group of blisters. The blisters are usually in a small area, but rarely could be spread over a large area. Heat rash looks like red pric... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 38 years experience
Herpes: Small blisters clustered on a red patch.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Genital skin rash: There are many causes of genital area rash. Most are not STDs. Some are problems that occur primarily in the genital area, and others can occur anywhe... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
See doctor : Herpes usually presents as blisters or painful sores. There are many rashes that occur in the pubic region such as eczema, contact dermatitis, candid... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Diagnosis needed: A diagnosis will be needed before suspicion settles in. Above description is not enough and it sounds atypical for herpes. There are many other infect... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Herpes Symptoms: The infected area: is usually painful to touch, may itch, burn or tingle during the outbreak, can appear red, raw or inflamed, other symptoms i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: There are hundreds of rashes that are not herpes.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Yes: It will because it's inflammatory. This makes the skin pink and red.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Sure, water is OK: The temperature is the key. Your skin will react to water if the temperature is too cold or too hot, which could lead to more pain and obvious discomf... Read More
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