Top 20 Doctor insights on: Can herpes cause pimples
I have a pimple like bump on my pubic area. I've had it for a few days. Today I saw it crust over. It never caused pain. Is it herpes if it has a scab?
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 being infected by Herpes cause an outbreak of regular pimples and such? I got a severe outbreak on all locations I usually have pimples.
Herpes can spread: If you have a cold sore (Herpes Simplex infection), it is quite possible to see it spread to other break out areas around the face. However, this is not very likely. But, if it is as you say, that your have a severe herpes outbreak in areas where you get pimples, you will need to see a physician to get more aggressive treatment. This will need more attention that just OTC products. ...Read more
It is most probabely not herpes, it may be a blocked sebacious gland or a cyst. Wash with warm water when you take a bath and if it persists see your gynecologist or family doctor
herpes infection causes painful fluid filled lesion.
If you want to be sure what it is have it checked. ...Read more
I get a little tender pimple close to my rectum on the left side sometisometimes. Does this means herpes?
What to do if I do not know if I have herpes, they look like pimples and what to do if I do not know what to do please help.?
I have a pimple like bump with a white head. It seemed to look different with in minutes after taking a shower. Could this be herpes or just a pimple?
Pimple: Where is the bump? Is it full of fluid or is it firm? Does it recur in the same place? Herpes occurs in clusters at point of contact (oral or genital) or along nerves (dermatomal). When you take a shower, you are changing your body temperature temporarily which alters the blood supply & color of the skin. Your bump is most likely an acne comedone (whitehead). Your pcp can help diagnose it better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: itching/burning first & then small pimple like bump near itching sites. 1 not multiple bumps at sites bumps don't hurt or itch. Is it herpes?
Possibly: You'll need to see your doctor for an evaluation to find out specifically what's going on. ...Read more
Small pimple on foreskin that was itchy for a day now it's not wondering if I have herpes or not?
Not impossible: Sounds like you should use condoms until that "pimple" either gets friends (=herpes), or goes away (=still "might" be herpes, but less likely). As "the gift that keeps on giving, " if you've got it, you will see it flare up again. Could / should / ought to get checked @ std clinic / your dr / urgent care to be sure isn't herpes and check for anything else. ...Read more
Pimple with white pus, so I popped it and now it has clear fluid inside. Is this a pimple or herpes?
Blister= herpes: Most herpes lesions look like a blister (think burn) early on. A pimple is usually a red base with a pustular (white)center. Not always easy to tell the difference. If it is on or very near your lip (or penis or vaginal labia) suspect herpes. Is worthwhile to discuss with dr. Herpes is a serious and life- long infectious disease. ...Read more
If its Herpes: The most common appearance for genital herpes is no sore at all. Additionally, there is still a risk of spread - even in the absence of a sore. While herpes I is mostly oral, it is still found in up to 30% of genital cases. Although it can appear like a pimple, it isn't certain unless tested by swab and culture. If the culture is negative, still can be herpes. ...Read more