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Redwood City, CA
A 51-year-old female asked:

What does herpes look like?

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Dr. Omega Edwards
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Small Blister: Herpes usually looks like a small blister. Classically, the blister or blisters appears to be on top of red skin. These blisters can be found on the genitals and can also be found on other areas. Often they are very painful. The fluid found within the vesicle contains the virus and is very contagious.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See image: Cluster of small blisters with surrounding redness; blisters break and form scabs.

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What do herpes bumps look like?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Herpes simplex: Tiny skin elevations like goose flesh followed by formation of blisters, then breaking down to produce shallow painful and tender ulcers.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What duz herpes look like?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Varies: Herpes of the genital area can just be a reddened area but classically is a small group of clear blisters. This area is paiful, tingles and can get crusty. It is like a fever blister (only it is not a fever blister). Usually clinically diagosed but can absolutely be diagnosed if cultured and positive. Practice safe sex or you will continue to get the gift that keeps on giving!
Orange, CA
A 48-year-old male asked:

How do herps look like and symptoms?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Blisters: Yellow/Clear painful blisters.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can this look like herpes please help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sorry, but your: Question is incomplete. It is likely that your physician can identify your lesion.
A 18-year-old female asked:

How common is intraoral herpes, and what does it look like?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Intraoral herpes: is very common viral (HSV1) infection. They are a cluster of blisters that first appear clear then become cloudy and appears inside the mouth or more often outside the mouth on the lips.

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