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Are Herpes Blisters Always Painful
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
Depends: Its like real-estate. Location, location, location. Yes, if these are present externally they may be very painful and tender. Of about 80 types of human papillomavirus, . Genital warts are caused by types 1, 2, 6, 11, 16, and 18 and transmitted by sexual contact. The incubation period varies from one to six months and symptoms include bleeding, pain, and odor as well as the visible wart. ...Read more
Red sores in vagina. Not itchy, very painful. Does NOT look like herpes, NOT blisters and NOT open lesions. No clusters. What are other possibilities?
Maybe: Usually painful but symptoms vary. This could also represent cysts or other benign growths. If this is new or persists show md at next exam. ...Read more
Yes!: Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, is a contagious viral infection. It is a reactivation of the varicella virus that causes chickenpox. You would be contagious to someone who who has never had chickenpox before or has never been vaccinated. You should keep the area covered at all times and wash your hands often. Stay clear of pregnant women, infants and immunocompromised people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the likelihood that herpes sores are itch less/painless, only have pimple looking bumps not clear fluid filled sores? What are the symptoms?
Bumps that turned into blisters on nose that are reoccuring and are not painful open sores that used to puss. Painful?
Skin eruptions: This could be herpes infection with recurrence or could be bacterial infection. You would have to be carefully examined and these lesions perhaps cultured and/or examined under the microscope. Go and see a doctor and get this taken care of because if bacterial this could turn very severe very quickly. ...Read more
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