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what is herpes and what does it look like

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Intraoral herpes: is very common viral (HSV1) infection. They are a cluster of blisters that first appear clear then become cloudy and appears inside the mouth or more ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Herpes on the body is called herpes gladiatorum. It looks like one or more small blisters close to each other, each 1 mm in size. The area might be re ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
It is rare: Although herpes simplex can infect a tonsil, a more likely cause of depressed sores in the tonsil are canker sores of non-herpetic origin. These appe ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Herpes is a viral infection that affects the mucus membranes of the body. Thus, this condition can occur in the mouth, or in the vagina. However, as a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Open sore: Blood,pus,fluid....anything can come out depending on the stage of the lesions.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
oral herpes: Oral herpes is a viral infection from the herpes simplex virus. It usually starts as one or more blisters that break and leave a grey, cratered painfu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Herpes of the genital area can just be a reddened area but classically is a small group of clear blisters. This area is paiful, tingles and can get c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Small Blister: Herpes usually looks like a small blister. Classically, the blister or blisters appears to be on top of red skin. These blisters can be found on the g ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Before a cold sore appears the area will sometimes tingle, feel slightly raised and may appear red and inflamed. This pain or tingling sensation is c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Various shapes: It can take many forms ranging from small blisters to superficial ulcers to linear cuts.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry, but your: Question is incomplete. It is likely that your physician can identify your lesion.

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