A 27-year-old female asked:
why is some genital herpes blisters painful and some are not?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tarek Naguib answered
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Skin nerves: The blisters hurt because they expose some of the tiny nerves in the skin. Some areas of the skin has more, or less, nerves than others. Also, some blisters have different depths than others.
Answered on May 11, 2015
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