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Can Herpes Cause Skin Rashes
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
Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.
May not be STD: Since most STD's would cause irritation or itching, your penile rash may be due to some other cause. Pl get it checked for a definitive diagnosis. Feel better ...Read more
Can herpes or a vaginal yeast infection cause a skin rash throughout the body? I have a skin rash that develops first with an itch and then a round red bump appears. The first few where limited to my lower left arm and looked more like bites but then dis
It: It would be very unusual for herpes or vaginal yeast infection to spread throughout the body. Other medical issues, such as MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis, or other dermatological issues can cause a rash on the body. Trying a mild anti-bacterial soap and mild lotion may be helpful, but if it is a worsening rash, or if the patient had fever or new symptoms, then the patient should be medically evaluated. ...Read more
I'm planing to take l-arginine? I had a past symptoms of herpes zoster? I heard taking l-argine can get herpes? I had once pimples, rashes in penis skin
See answer: There are 8 herpes virus types. Types most familiar to us: herpes simplex viruses (types 1 and 2) which can cause mouth cold sores and/or genital herpes; and varicella-zoster virus which causes chicken pox and shingles. Type-specific herpes blood test can help detect prior exposure to Types 1 and 2. L-Arginine, a common supplement, reportedly promotes replication of the herpes virus. Significant? ...Read more
Herpes: It is still contagious even after the lesions have healed and they don't look like they are there, although when there are vesicles with fluid in them it is more contagious any kind of skin to skin contact can spread herpes. Asymptomatic people infected with hsv1 or hsv2 can still transmit the virus. The virus replicates on mucocutaneous surfaces and infects sensory nerve terminals and nucl. ...Read more
Does herpes itch or hurt, because I have a strange rash on anus, and a open little skin in coxis im hetero, no anal intercouse, the rash itch no hurt?
Probaly Pruritus ani: The commonest cause of itchy rash in the anal area is pruritus ani. That is basically irritation of the skin due to wiping and can also develop yeast infection. Thoroughly wash the bottom with soap and water after using the toilet. Dry the area using a soft towel. Do not wipe. If this does not help in few days, see your pcp for inspection. Herpes is usually painful. ...Read more
I have itchy skin rash both inner thighs and worried whether its herpes. It goes and comes back again in a week or so.
Need a picture: If you could send a picture that would be helpful. ...Read more
My husband has bliserty rash on both hands on skin near his thumb. Its started to flake? Is it hand herpes
It's possible: Herpes on the hand is called Herpetic Whitlow. It tends to occur on the thumb and index finger. It starts as a burning or pain in the finger followed by redness and swelling and then fluid filled blisters. 60% are due to HSV 1 and 40% due to HSV 2. Can catch it from touching a herpes sore on another person or on oneself. For patient information and pictures see: http://bit. Ly/1xNa2X5 ...Read more
Does a herpes rash go away in 2 days because I had a rash on my penis head with little bumps but with warm water went away? Could it have been herpes
Unlikely: The lesions associated with genital herpes usually last 2-4 weeks with initial infection and 10-14 days with recurrences. The small bumps you describe were likely related to irritation and prominence of the many sebaceous glands on the head of the penis (fordyce spots), or possibly a mild fungal/yeast infection, or possibly a reaction to a spermicidal, lubricant, condom, or other irritant. ...Read more
Does herpes look like jock itch? Could it look like a skin yeast infection? Dr. thinks I have jock itch. But rash has been in bikini line for 2months.
I have herpes & currently have an itchy skin rash on my neck & chest. Is it a result of herpes or something else? Been under a lot of stress lately.
Right under my penis head I feel tingling and it looks like a red rash with a cluster of very tiny semipainful blisters no fluid, possibly not herpes?
Sounds like herpes: Try bht (butylated hydroxytoluene) available over the counter in some health food stores or on the internet. Bht is the most effective treatment for herpes. Take 2, 000 mg per day in split doses, when lesions are present. The lesions will dry up in several days. Download free e-book, "wipe out herpes with bht" by steve fowkes and john mann. ...Read more
The last guy I slept with was 8months ago with no protection he has been tested and is clean. I have an itchy skin near anus with2tiny blisters could it be herpes or just a heat rash? Was itchy this morning
I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal, a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?
I had a skin outbreak 5 years ago, started as a pimple the became a puss filled rash that covered my arms, body and thighs. Allergy test was negative, blood tests showed nothing, healed after 3 to 4 wks. Was it herpes?
If someone has herpes rashes on one part of penis during first outbreak, can it cause second outbreak elsewhere on penis? If maintain proper hygiene
Hygiene not an issue: It will come in same place each time. It does not spread once it is established. ...Read more
Starts with blisters: It can cause some redness but typically starts out as very tender and burning, tiny little water bubbles/blisters or technically vesicles. They get tender and then can take 7-14 days to heal if left untreated. ...Read more
This is how the viral infection or re-currence of the virus manifests in the human. It infects a piece of skin. As it heals the virus migrates to the nerve cells that control that area of skin.
Re-current outbreaks can be due to a aggressive virus, to stress and fatigue and skin irritation. ...Read more
Can herpes on the testicles cause the skin to flake? My testicles are flaking. I peeled off some of the skin it looks like there may be herpes under it
Here are some. ..: What you described does not fit the clinical pictures of herpes at all. However, bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of skin change over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam timely + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / counseling. ...Read more
Does herpes cause the skin to be oily. I'm asked my gp if I can have a blood for herpes. She refuses. Its affecting my life. I'm sufferfrom adominal pain?
Hi. I would like to know does herpes cause dry skin and affect the mouth. My GP refuses to treat me?
Can yeast infection cause bumps on skin around labia + cuts? I was diagnosed with yeast infection, these symptoms appeared after. Could it be herpes?
Many possibilities: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Yeast and herpes can both cause these symptoms. A doctor should be able to tell the difference by looking. If not testing can be done ...Read more
Can and which stds cause little bumps on the skin but not in the genital area or limited to there. Little bumps. Not herpes sores.
Can dry skin, sores on face & feet be caused by herpes & dental issues? What tests can confirm? Are they cause for concern in lymphoma pt in remission
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
Yeast inf. From amoxicillin lastest 2.5 weeks. Also caused burning with urination. Is this normal? Doc. Also tested for herpes b/c red rash present.
Yeast inf. From amox:
First, were you treated for yeast infection? If so vaginal cream or Diflucam?
Some women are resistant to normal treatments, and might require extended duration for these medications. Also could be a UTI that keeps irritating the skin.
Another concern is underlying Diabetes, with pts. Taking much longer to rid of infections.
Anemia or immunosuppresion from diseases can affect healing times. ...Read more
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