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A 52-year-old female asked:

How can urination burning be releaved with genital herpes?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Hayworth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Speak to your doctor: Often the urine touches the herpes lesions which causes the burning. There are creams that can be used to help.
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