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Can One Bump Be Herpes
Herpes simplex: Yes, one "bump" could conceivably be herpetic although this is unusual. You make no further description, so it is impossible to say what you specifically have, but if it keeps up and you are concerned see your doctor. ...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 be one or many: Herpes can show up as a single blister or multiple blisters. It just depends on the extent of the disease and the individual. Usually the sore is painful, although sometimes it can just be itchy. If it is painless, however, it could be other possibilities like syphilis. In addition, herpes sores characteristically tend to recur in the same location. ...Read more
Not necessarily: This could be a clogged oil duct, an insect bite, trauma, a mucocele (which is a benign bulge in the lip tissue), OR herpes. It is less likely to be herpes since it is painless (herpes is usually tingly or painful), but I would have a doctor look at it and possibly culture it to know for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Go see a primary care or gyn practitioner to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
No: Usually herpes is localized. Sometimes a person is exposed for the first time, having no immunity for another 10 days, and has a wide distribution of sores. This is a danger for people with poorly controlled eczema. Recurrent episodes of herpes occur in the some spot and are constrained by immunity to a local area for a limited time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably pompholyx: If these are small water-like blisters, this sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Staph is usually associated with yellow fluid/pus. Recommend you see a physician or dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Look up "pompholyx" on the web, or try this: http://www.patient.co.uk/health/pompholyx-leaflet ...Read more
That depends on the: cause. This would need to be assessed to determine accurate diagnosis & to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
Jad reoccuring rash with flacky skin on butt, could it be shingles and if so could that cause false positive hsvii? Had no HSV outbreak.
A cold sore is a single bump on your lip and a herpes blister are two totally different things right? Can a herpes 1 test tell the difference?
I have red itchy spots on leg that turns black.Is this an std. If so which one. Could this be syphilis. Or herpes? What r symptoms for both
Nickle Size rash on face, shingles or cold sore? I went to urgent care and they said it was shingles can a shingle be as small as a nickel in one spot
Facial Shingles?: YES but best to follow up with same doc or see a derma. ...Read more
Possibly: It could be, especially if you see even a small area that is red, or blistered. You might just have a mild outbreak. If so, you should assume that you are contagious--both to yourself and others. Caution is advised. ...Read more