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How Long Before Genital Herpe Blisters Turn To Ulcers
With the first herpes outbreak, do you have the blisters and ulcers at the point of contact or anywhere in the genital region?
Contact point: It will usually be near the contact point but body fluids with the hsv virus in it can infect your skin in surrounding areas. Most guys will have herpes at the base the penis so women will commonly see out breaks on their labia. If treated within 2-3 days you might reduce symptoms. But get diagnosed first to see if it is herpes or something else. ...Read more
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
4 tiny red spots on penis that had really tiny scabs and disappeared in 3 days. No blisters or ulcers. Could these be genital herpes? No known status.
Having ulcer in genital. .. Is it always STI? And if it's herpes how long it takes to heal? It's primary infection?
I'm having genital herpes outbreak, usuallly I take acyclovior. But pharm told me it might affect my ulcer. Any home remedies I can do to dry this up?!
Unlikely: In several studies less than one-half of 1% of people taking an Acyclovir salt developed ulcers and all were over 50 years old. If you already have an ulcer this needs evaluation and treatment, possibly after upper GI endoscopy. See a GI doctor and continue acyclovir. No home remedies work. ...Read more
Spot on penis I've had before. One bump that is white/blister (?) but no pain. It never changes to ulcer and then it just goes away in a week? .Herpes?
I shared food with some people I don't know too well, eating from the same plate. My ulcer just healed. Chances of contracting oral or genital herpes?
Hi, I got a 3 small blisters in my groin area, that are clear and have faded without ulcers or flaking, didn't hurt or trouble urinating, herpes?
Are there ulcers and blisters of the vagina other than herpes. Cultures/ blood neg. And other std's neg. What could it be? Did atransvaginal?
I used my own saliva to masturbate when I had an ulcer on my tongue. Will I get genital herpes or anything else?
Hello! My question is regarding an ulcer/blister like lesion on the border of my lip. It hurts a little, could it be herpes labialis? Or nutrition def
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a small oval shape ulcer-like sore on the lips of my vagina. It is not bumpy or a blister. It is smooth but has a white center. Is this herpes?
Sounds like it: This definitely fits the description for herpes. A viral culture is the definitive test, but if I were you I would see doctor today and get started on some Acyclovir so you can help stem the outbreak and get tested at the same time. If culture comes back negative, then you can stop the drug, but at least you're starting to protect yourself. Be sure to discuss with any relevant partners too, . ...Read more
Just had influenza and genital ulcers (herpes and bacterial test came back negative) only just gone. Got a vaginal rash now, take canesten or see doc?
See doctor: Was the diagnosis of inluenza confirmed or just suspected? And what herpes testing was done? Herpes is far and away the most common cause of new genital ulcers, especially with flu-like symptoms (fever, headache, muscle aching, etc). I'm still suspicious you had herpes and would recommend an HSV blood test, plus a follow-up blood test in a few weeks to see if it becomes positive. ...Read more
What to do if I heard that mouth ulcers aren't contagious but can you get genital herpes from mouth ulcers if you engage in oral sex when ulcers are present?
Is it possible to have herpes on one tonsil? Tonsil is swollen and has 5 tiny canker sore like ulcers. Didn't have blisters. Lymph nodes are swollen.
Herpes in the mouth: Well depending on 'what happened' recently I would include herpes as a possibility. Herpes ulcers generally form at the site where they invaded. If you had receptive oral sex, then in theory it would be possible. The best way to find out is to see an ID doctor who could take a culture to prove or disprove this theory. There are other causes for an ulcer back there, so I do recommend getting seen. ...Read more
Do I have herpes, I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?
Hi Dr. I have been diagnosed with HSV-1 after an NAAT swab was taken, as I had a huge rash in my genital area. The rash did not resemble blisters, just pimples that became ulcers inside the vagina and around the anus. It did not really hurt, but was hard
Herpes simplex: What's your question? It may have been cut off short ...Read more
Would burning frm genital herpes last 3 months long? And would the "sores" disappear in 2 days without blistering, oozing or crusting? Or be singular?
Herpes can be quite: Deceptive, you may have outbreak and the lesion is almost imperceptible. You may feel burning in the area and no lesion visible. ...Read more
How long does the first stage of genital herpes last? Because I have had a dry red patch on my scrotum for a week now with no signs of blisters.
Blistering occurs: Quickly. Doesn't sound herpetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Herpes: If you discover that you have a fever blister, do not pop it. It is highly contagious and is easily spread through touch, especially kissing. Do not share utensils, glasses, food. Throw away your toothbrush, wash sheets and clothes and frequently wash your hands. Fever blisters can be spread to other parts of the body as well, so try to avoid contact until the blister is gone. ...Read more
Yes: You can even be contagious without blisters being apparent through a phenomenon called viral shedding. ...Read more
If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?
Not necessarily: He will need to be examined and the blister cultured for a positive diagnosis. If you don't know you have herpes and you have no symptoms, it is less likely that he would acquire herpes virus from you. Also, it generally takes about a week after sexual contact to have herpes lesion appear. ...Read more
If you have sex and two days later a blister comes on your genital. What does that make you have herpes?
I keep getting a cluster of clear blisters on the back of my thigh every two months or so, should I be worried about genital herpes??
Hi I'm suffering genital herpes am on valaciclovir tablets I'm on my second script now and more blisters are apearing what do I do?
Herpes genitalis: There is not much more you can do except treat yourself symptomatically. Particularly if this is the first outbreak of herpes these can be severe and prolonged. If it persists beyond 2 weeks see a gynecologist. This can be a very incapacitating problem until it resolves, but it will. ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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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