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rashes that look like herpes

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
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 male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Herpes are blisters. Rash is not blisters.
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
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
37 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Small blisters clustered on a red patch.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
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
28 years experience Dermatology
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
For sure not herpes: No doctor is likely to mix up herpes with the kind of rash caused by jock itch (or its equivalent in women). And herpes outbreaks never last 2 months ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: A herpes outbreak is not a benign rash. It is a painful cluster of blisters.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Both allergy and herpes can cause a rash. How to tell one from the other is not within the scope of this social medium. So if you are suffering from a ... Read More

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