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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can genital herpes makes ur whole body itch such as chest back legs is it ur nervous system that causes the itch?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
No i do not believe: that genital herpes can cause total body itching, but rather localized itching. Something else is likely going on
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