A 24-year-old female asked:
How do i differentiate between ingrown hairs or pimples and genital herpes?
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Genital herpes: Genital herpes outbreaks are characterized by blistering as well as being somewhat painful. The lesions are multiple as a rule, but blistering and oozing of serum rather than pus are tell tale clues to diagnosis.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
What does genital herpes look like? Pimples or ingrown hairs? How big are they?
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Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Here's info: http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/STDFact-herpes.htm
If you are worried, have an exam - use a condom to protect both yourself and others. Self Dx by photos might be mistaken anyway, so it's not helpful. Read, learn, have an exam. It's fairly common so they'll know how to assist you. Unfortunately, it's not curable, but very treatable. Don't fret. Best wishes!
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Last updated Nov 9, 2020
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