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Symptoms of herpes?

Symptoms of herpes?

Herpes Symptoms: The virus starts to multiply when it gets into the skin cells. The skin becomes red and sensitive, and soon afterward, one or more blisters or bumps appear. The blisters first open, scab over, and then heal as new skin tissue forms. During a first outbreak, the area is usually painful and may itch, burn or tingle. Flu-like symptoms are also common: swollen glands, headache, muscle aches, fever. ...Read more

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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What are symptoms of herpes?

HERPES SYMPTOMS: I am assuming you mean herpes simplex commonly known as cold sores. Symptoms are itching and burning, blisters located mainly on the lips and face, also on the genital areas. Occasionally on the fingers, buttocks, and other areas of the skin. Highly contagious. Caused by viruses. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of herpes?

What are symptoms of herpes?

Variable: Genital herpes can cause the typical ulcers or sore but it may also present in other ways such as burning with urination, itching without discharge, vaginal irritation with mild spotting. Your doctor can do some very sensitive tests to check whether the symptoms you have are due to herpes. Check the cdc. Gov website for more information on herpes and other stis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

What are the symptoms of herpes?

Depends on type!: If referring to hsv1 or hsv2 or even varicella zoster virus (hhv3) will cause a rash. All three can cause either or both pain and itching. Fever, malaise can be present as well- but not everyone gets all of these at once. A visit to your doctor is most appropriate if you think you have herpes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

What are the symptoms of herpes?

Herpes simplex: For localized mucocutaneous lesions they may present as blisters which break down and form shallow very painful and tender ulcers that generally last 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What are mild symptoms of herpes?

What are mild symptoms of herpes?

Tingling: Tingling, burning which then could progress to painful blisters and rash. Some people will have no symptoms but still have herpes. Please get checked if there is concern. ...Read more

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How long does herpes symptoms last?

How long does herpes symptoms last?

Herpes: Herpes symptoms such as burning or pain can last a week or so. In cases of post herpetic neuralgia the pain can last months following an outbreak of shingles ...Read more

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What are the general symptoms of herpes?

What are the general symptoms of herpes?

Mainly pain and rash: As with any viral infection, herpes (hsv) often starts with achiness, fever, headache.The skin can also hurt, itch or feel tingly before any rash is seen. After a few days, the classic rash appears - grouped blisters/vesicles on a red base. These usually are very painful. The rash lasts 7-10 days, and is contagious as long as any sores are present. Then the virus goes to sleep and can reactivate. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms for herpes type 1?

What are some symptoms for herpes type 1?

Herpes simplex: These may start out as small red lesions that become blisters, rupture and result in shallow painful and tender ulcers. With first outbreak there may be low grade fever and general feeling of malaise. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and causes of herpes?

What are the symptoms and causes of herpes?

Herpes: Herpes often causes a cluster of multiple shallow ulcers sometimes with small blisters on a reddish base. Severity ranges from mild to very severe. Cause is the Herpes Simplex virus which is transmitted sexually. ...Read more

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How quickly does the symptom of herpes start?

How quickly does the symptom of herpes start?

Few days or...: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years after exposure. After initial exposure, some people experience flu-like symptoms, and within a few days begin to notice blister formation on the mouth or genital area. It truly varies from person to person. Could be a few days to a few years! ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of herpes in someone?

What are the first symptoms of herpes in someone?

Local discomfort: Recurring herpetic disease begins with tingling, burning or pain at the site where the blisters are to occur. ...Read more

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I am now worried I have herpes, what are symptoms?

I am now worried I have herpes, what are symptoms?

Herpes simplex: Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes simplex 2 without symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of herpes you might feel?

What are the early symptoms of herpes you might feel?

RASH/BLISTERS: I suppose your question is abot herpes simplex, and there are 1&2
herpes in genitalia produces a rash with vesicles, look loke blisters on the male or female genitalia
but it hsv virus which causes cold sores in and around mouth and sometimes herpes simplex can cause blister like rash in other parts of body. It can be confrmed by taking a test by breaking the blister, and/or blood test for antibodi. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of herpes? Symptoms for minor cases

What's the symptoms of herpes? Symptoms for minor cases

Symptoms: Symptoms may vary depending upon whether this is an initial or recurrent outbreak. However, it is possible to be infected with genital herpes and never experience symptoms.

The first herpes outbreak is the usually the most severe. Symptoms tend to be more severe in women than men. The first outbreak usually occurs within a few weeks after infection and resolves within two to three weeks.

The signs of an initial episode include multiple blisters in the genital area, which become painful ulcers. The areas most frequently involved include the vagina, vulva, buttocks, anus, and thighs.
Other symptoms include tender, swollen lymph nodes in the groin, flu-like symptoms, such as joint pain and fever.

Some people will experience headache, painful urination, or nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What's the best way to deal with herpes type 1 symptoms?

Herpes simplex 1: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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What are the herpes symptoms and how erly it will apear?

What are the herpes symptoms and how erly it will apear?

Herpes: Check out http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/herpes/STDFact-herpes. Htm & http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893 for info. ...Read more

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Could you help me and tell me more about herpes symptom?

Good Mayo Clinic: Article about herpes simplex:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/genital-herpes/ds00179/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Herpes Simplex: Yes, it is called asymptomatic shedding of the virus. It is believed that 60-70% of transmission is via asymptomatic shedding oh the virus. Thus, there may be no lesions present but one can still spread the virus. ...Read more

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Do I need Herpes tests? Never had any symptoms. Thank you.

Do I need Herpes tests? Never had any symptoms. Thank you.

Usually not, but...: Perhaps you have a special reason to get a herpes test. If one's doctor feels a test is needed, one can get a herpes blood test that differentiates between Herpes 1 and 2. Sometimes people get a herpes test if they are marrying a person who already has herpes. The uninfected person is usually trying to figure out how to avoid catching genital herpes. ...Read more

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I have herpes symptoms, but neg. Results. What should I do?

I have herpes symptoms, but neg. Results. What should I do?

...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donovanosis. Non-infectious causes can include fixed drug reaction and behcet's. A visit to the doctor can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is herpes symptoms immediate after exposure? Or is days later

Is herpes symptoms immediate after exposure? Or is days later

Too soon, but...: No infection starts to cause symptoms immediately; for herpes, it takes at least 2-3 days. However, if you were about to have herpes symptoms (from a longstanding infection or one acquired a few days earlier), it could seem like the symptoms were started by a new exposure. See a doctor ASAP if in doubt. Accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of herpes depend on testing and prescription ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have herpes symptoms and actually be negative?

Is it possible to have herpes symptoms and actually be negative?

Not really: If you have had a negative IgG blood test for both HSV1 and HSV2, it is exceedingly unlikely your symptoms are due to herpes. If you are having overt oubreaks (i.e. blisters or open sores), see a doctor ASAP (within a day or two of onset) so they can be tested for HSV. If you don't have such outbreaks, the negative blood test tells you for sure that you don't have herpes. ...Read more

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Should someone get tested for herpes without ever having symptoms?

Should someone get tested for herpes without ever having symptoms?

Herpes testing: The tricky thing about herpes, is that many people don't know they have it. Thus, if starting in a new relationship where you might be having unprotected sex, then it's a good idea for both partners to get tested. I would add an HIV test to that too, since there's 50, 000 new cases of HIV in the US per year-and often spreads 'unknowingly'. Safe sex is recommended considering other STDs like warts. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes and how long it last? Can it be cured?

What are the symptoms of herpes and how long it last? Can it be cured?

"Herpes is Forever": There was an ironic quip that while love may fade.....
It has no cure but some symptom relief is possible. It simply goes into ; out of remissions throughout life. Stress - physical or emotional can bring it out of retirement - general good health can keep it at rest. When you see your doctor, ask for guidance on managing it but definitely use condoms always but especially when sores are present. ...Read more

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I want to know more information about herpes symptom. Can you help me?

I want to know more information about herpes symptom. Can you help me?

Herpes simplex: If you go online and type in herpes simplex there will be numerous web sites that provide extensive explanations about the virus and its illnesses. You might start with wikipedia and go from there. ...Read more

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Can u spread herpes to ur partner if u don't get any kind of symptoms or outbreaks?

Can u spread herpes to ur partner if u don't get any kind of symptoms or outbreaks?

Yes: Please be careful. Many people infected with HSV-2 sexually transmitted herpes display no physical symptoms. Barrier protection, such as a condom, can reduce the risk of herpes transmission. ...Read more