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What are the warning signs and symptoms of genital herpes?

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Usually pain: Usually before the classic skin lesions appear most patients describe tingling at the site. Then the typical herpetic blisters appear. Patients can alsomhave some pretty bad systemic symptoms. These can be like a viral syndrome with fever amd malaise. The lesions can be rather painful. Subsequent flare-ups can be less severe but not always.

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Doctors, what are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes?

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Dr. Daniel Lama
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Blisters: Genital herpes is associated the painful blisters in the genital area. The blisters will eventually burst, become encrusted an eventually disappear, only to return at a later date in that same area.
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Need expert help here. What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Talking: Do to the contagious nature of herpes , it makes sense to discuss this condition with any intimate partner. Talk to your doctor and educate yourself on ways to prevent outbreaks.
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What are signs of genital herpes?

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Sx hsv 2: Symptoms could include dysuria, tingling and burning, with or without eruption of blisters, or painful ulcerations.
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What are symptoms of genital herpes?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination.

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