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Can Herpes Cause Leg Pain
Leg pain with blisters at site of pain; diagnosis stress induced herpes. I've been dealing with this for 5 years. What's wrong with me?
Wrong Diagnosis: Cellulitis/blisters is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender). It can be caused by many things but recurrent stress herpes is pretty unusual.If you are have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. There are many other simple treatable causes that this sounds like than herpe. ...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
Can genital herpes makes UR whole body itch such as chest back legs is it UR nervous system that causes the itch?
Does herpes cause a constant slight burn in your back,groin and legs? Symptoms for last year since random sexual encounter. Could it be in my head???
Not usually: shingles can [former chicken pox virus that lies in the root of the nerve , called post herpetic neuralgia]but never heard that herpes does this , can get many recurrances , feel tingling then get grape like vesicles together then crust over after a week then goes away , feel just prior tingling sensation, it varies between people who have herpes virus [also lies dormant in root of nerve , ] ...Read more
Probably not, but...: This depends on the nature and timing of hte pain. If the buttoch/leg discomfort is at the same time as a genital herpes outbreak, or starts 1-2 days before, and if it clears up in another day or two. they may be linked. If you're talking about more chronic or persistent, ongoing pain, and not associated with herpes outbreaks, then almost certainly it's an entirely separate problem. ...Read more
Usually musculoskele: Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems. Example; is it degenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, neoplastic, trauma, or infectious. Only a thorough examination will be able to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the pain goes down the back side of the leg below the knee (to leg or foot), or the front part of the thigh, you may have irritation of one of the nerves in your back that give feeling to the leg. If it goes only to the buttock or back side of the thigh, it could be nerve or it could be referred pain (not from direct irritation of a spinal nerve). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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