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Can one bump be herpes?

Can one bump be herpes?

Herpes simplex: Yes, one "bump" could conceivably be herpetic although this is unusual. You make no further description, so it is impossible to say what you specifically have, but if it keeps up and you are concerned see your doctor. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Had one painful bump above my clitorious last night, tried to pop it but nothing happened. Now looks like skin is missing. Could it be herpes?

Had one painful bump above my clitorious last night, tried to pop it but nothing happened. Now looks like skin is missing. Could it be herpes?

Folliculitis v herpe: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/ & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893 for info on genital herpes. Typically, diagnosis made based upon several (more than one) itchy painful blisters. Best to go see your Family Doc, Planned Parenthood or local STD clinic if concerned. Given grooming habits, perhaps just infected hair follicle. ...Read more

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Can herpes be only one bump?

Can herpes be only one bump?

Herpes simplex: Possible but unusual. Also, a bump is not the usual manner in which herpes presents. It is a vesicle (blister) which breaks down and forms a shallow ulcer that is tender and painful. ...Read more

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I have 2 bumps on my upper inner thigh not that close each one is white the other is not they don't hurt that much is it herpes?

I have 2 bumps on my upper inner thigh not that close each one is white the other is not they don't hurt that much is it herpes?

Need to look at it: It is very hard to say exactly what it may be without looking at the bumps i wil; suggest you check with your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have been getting bumps on pubic hair area n was wondering what could cause it i don't believe it herpes because it only one here n one there?

Needs to be evaluate: When it comes to lumps and bumps you have to let your doctor take a look at them. Very hard to speculate without physical evaluation. ...Read more

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Noticed one single bump on ghe under side of penis and it was irritatiolng so i popped it and white puss came out. could it be herpes?

Noticed one single bump on ghe under side of penis and it was irritatiolng so i popped it and white puss came out. could it be herpes?

Not herpes: Almost certainly not herpes; sounds like a pimple. Herpes lesions are very superficial, not a red bump in the skin, and you can't squeeze out pus, And although recurrent herpes outbreaks can show up as single lesions (if you've had it a long time), the first infection almost always causes multiple superficial painful blisters and sores. So keep hands off, let it heal, and don't worry further. ...Read more

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Bumps on my lip. One was a small boil and one was just a small bump. Only had it for two days. Day two they are getting smaller. Herpes?

Bumps on my lip. One was a small boil and one was just a small bump. Only had it for two days. Day two they are getting smaller. Herpes?

Bumps on Lips: Herpes normally does not resolve in two days. You most likely have acne lesions on the lips. See your local dermatologist for prescription medications. ...Read more

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Used a condom hours later had bumps on one side where the condom ends i popped the bumps and water like fluid came out is that herpes no pain/itching?

Used a condom hours later had bumps on one side where the condom ends i popped the bumps and water like fluid came out is that herpes no pain/itching?

Allergic reaction: First, it is impossible to have a herpes infection within minutes of sex. Second, no other std shows up like this. It has to be a reaction to something like lube, or thevcondom. ...Read more

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I have a single bump on top of my mons pubis. Not painful. Could one ever get herpes on this area or could it most likely be boil/ingrowni shave alot.

I have a single bump on top of my mons pubis. Not painful. Could one ever get herpes on this area or could it most likely be boil/ingrowni shave alot.

It depends on how it: The bump could be a number of different possibilities. If it is painless, then it is not likely to be a boil or infection. I do not think it is herpes as that usually will cause a blister , red spots, itching or pain in the lesion. Anything deeper requires close watch to see if it is increasing in size over 2-3 weeks. If it is over 1-2 centimeter or growing you need to have it examined by doctor. ...Read more

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