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Anal Herpes Symptoms
How strong are herpes symptoms leading up the first outbreak and can you get herpes on the Anus if you got oral sex only??
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
I got a handjob from a girl with herpes about 2 weeks ago. I have been itching my anus and using hemorrhoid cream. Bout no other symptoms?
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. What is the question? ...Read more
How to tell the difference between an anal fissure and an anal fissure caused by the herpes virus? Are other symptoms involved when its caused by hsv?
Herpes unlikely: Herpes can cause lesions similar to anal fissure, but the large majority of anal fissures are not herpes. However, if the fissure is new (within a few days), it is difficult or impossible to tell for sure only by symptoms. Initial herpes usually causes multiple lesions and often fever, etc; but maybe no other symptoms with recurrent herpes. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Unusual unless,: Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex. In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. Blood in urine, in herpes ifection, is also an unusual occurrence unless you have obvious substantial urethral involvement. You need a medical examination by your primary care doc who may need to refer you to a urologist. ...Read more
How long do prodromal symtpoms of herpes first outbreak lastburning/tingling in thigh vagina anus abdomen x 9 days. Is herpes? Will blisters happen?
I would go: In. The distribution of pain is wide fore genital herpes. The prodrome in a first episode is usually a viral type illness, then breakout. One would expect lesions after 9 days but it can be tricky in that there are times when it causes pain without blisters. If that is what u have I would b suprised? Gd luck. ...Read more
Herpes: Get to a doctor to check it out. ...Read more
Direct contact: Most likely through direct contact of skin that is affected by the herpes with the anal region, or through anal intercourse, or through oral to anal contact (rimming) with someone who has oral herpes. For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more
Possible: Herpes is transmitted by direct contact. The herpes virus can be shed from the surface of an infected individual to another, even when there are no visible sores. There usually needs to be a break in the skin on the receiving person as well to transmit the virus. A herpes infection that happens on a finger is called herpetic whitlow. ...Read more
Two small white cuts in the crease of the anus immediately after stretching and rubbing the area. What could this be?! does it sound like herpes!
Most likely no...: It's most likely the result of the minor trauma you described; however, to be certain it may be best to visit a physician to be sure. ...Read more
After stretching and rubbing my anal area two small oval shaped cuts appeared in the crease of buttcheeks. Is this herpes?! or are cuts there normal?!
I've been diagnosed from CRS anal fissure, but worried it's caused by herpes. Should I be worried?
No: No, they usually have a different appearance and behavior ...Read more
Is the vangina supposed to be bumpy on the inside?? It's been bugging me I do have hpv anal but these don't look like herpes what could it be??
Felt 5 spots near anus 5 wks ago;smear & biopsy 3 days later, both herpes neg, but read they may be inaccurate. Spots still there. Could it be herpes?
I just shaves around my anus for the first time, since then, multiple painful puss filled bumps appeared. I have protected sex, but could it be herpes?
See doctor ASAP: It would be helpful to know more. If the bumps arec exactly where you shaved and nowhere else, and started within a day or two, it's probably a superficial infection related to shaving. If they started 2-5 days after sex, and if the sex included contact with your anal area, herpes may be quite likely. Best to be examined ASAP; if herpes, diagnostic tests are most accurate within 1-2 d of onset. ...Read more
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Went to doc for anus prob. She saw two paper cuts if she thought it was herpes would she have tested me?
Anus: Yes they likely would have tested you if they were concerned about it. Likely an anal fissure. ...Read more
I got a handjob from a girl with herpes. My anus has started to itch and I'm scared. Could I have gotten herpes from a handjob?
Occasional Anal itch, which goes away after scratching it. Had a frottage with a girl I don't know 8 months ago. Could this be Herpes? Pls help
Unlikely: Is there pain? Herpes usually is very painful when you have a primary infection and subsequent exacerbations may not be painful. Although the symptom of anal itching alone is not suggestive of herpes, and although your encounter with a girl 8 months ago may have not been significant, I can't tell you that you don't have herpes definitively ...Read more