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what does herpes look like on your leg

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Unlikely: Herpes hurt and its periodic when you ar under stress. Best option is to scrape the lesion and test it for Herpes virus.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow science: It could be wrong but i would review the the culture. Bumps on genitals are more likely to be herpes. If the treatment for the virus cures the bumps t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Have a check up: Would see your doctor to look at the lesions. Cannot comment without seeing them.
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Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Several possibilitie: Though herpes is a possibility, a careful examination ( location, pattern, surrounding skin color, presence of pain, others) is needed to determine if ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes?: Herpes can show up anywhere. There are several strains, and you can't determine which type it is without a swab. Herpes would come and go in the same ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes looks like:: Herpes is usually a cluster of blisters that then become raw open ulcerations of the tissue that is sore. It is very easy to google image this and fi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The transmission of herpes is not 100% with contact but increases with any breaks in skin or contact with mucosal membranes. One could potentially "a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: The outbreaks most commonly occur in the site of initial inoculation of the virus, but other areas can be involved. Lesions on the legs would be quite ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Herpes simplex can develop anywhere on the body. Wherever the virus is inoculated into the skin. The eruption looks like a group of small (1-2mm) vesi ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hair: A bump in a hair-bearing area can be an "ingrown-hair" or cyst. They usually show a tender bump that could be red in color.

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