A 35-year-old member asked:
what are the signs of having herpes?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Henry Selke answered
15 years experience Infectious Disease
...: Most people with genital herpes have no symptoms or mild non-specific symptoms that are not enough to cause them alarm. The “classic” symptoms are blisters or ulcers on the genitals, rectum or mouth. These can take 2-4 weeks to heal. The first episode can be accompanied by fever, headache and body aches. Repeated outbreaks are common. There is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk.
Answered on May 28, 2014
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