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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Herpes In Your Urethra

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What does herpes in urethra look. Like?

What does herpes in urethra look. Like?

Herpes simplex: If herpetic lesions occurred within the urethra they would look the same as they do elsewhere.

Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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Is it possible to only have herpes inside the urethra?

Is it possible to only have herpes inside the urethra?

Herpes simplex: Yes it is possible that this is the only symptomatic area in which recurrences are happening, but the virus may be resident in other areas of the body.

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Can herpes effect the urethra? Can it make it feel as though u have UTI symptoms?

Can herpes effect the urethra? Can it make it feel as though u have UTI symptoms?

Yes: A common symptom of a genital herpes infection can be painful urination. This does not necessarily mean you have a UTI though. Treatment with any antiviral medication may help decrease the symptoms from genital herpes.

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Can you tell me about genital herpes inside my urethra?

Can you tell me about genital herpes inside my urethra?

Here are some...: Herpes virus gains its access to body at the sites of contacts if there is a breakdown by micro-injuries such as frictions at sex / masturbation of local skin or mucosa. How far may it go? To urethra, the synergy of its unique tubing hidden feature and urine flow passage gives virus almost no chance to gain a beachhead to multiply. Therefore, herpes virus only goes up to the very distal urethra.

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Can you tell me about genital herpes inside their urethra?

Can you tell me about genital herpes inside their urethra?

Rare, very painful: A few percent of men with newly acquired genital herpes have urethral involvement. Most also have obvious external herpes but rarely it is the only symptom, i.e. pain and redness at the opening and/or serious pain on passing urine. If you have symptoms like this and might have been exposed to herpes, see a doc or clinic ASAP. With milder symptoms, herpes probably isn't the cause.

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How possible is it that I will have a recurrence of genital herpes in my urethra?

How possible is it that I will have a recurrence of genital herpes in my urethra?

Probably unlikely: Recurrent herpes urethritis can happen but is uncommon. The chance might be slightly higher if your initial herpes infection involved your urethra (usually quite painful), but even then it would be uncommon.

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If I had herpes inside my urethra would a doctor know after doing a pelvic exam?

If I had herpes inside my urethra would a doctor know after doing a pelvic exam?

Only if visible: Dr. Would be able to see it only if clearly visible on the outside of the urethra. If the lesions are even inside by 1/8 of an inch, this would not be visible. If you are concerned, you should see a urologist and a cystoscopy could be done in the office to check this out. The procedure is not painful, and will put your mind at ease.

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Fungal infect or STD? 2 negative herpes culture tests. Jockitch cream cleared up 1st time. Still redness around male urethra and occas spots on shaft

Fungal infect or STD? 2 negative herpes culture tests. Jockitch cream cleared up 1st time. Still redness around male urethra and occas spots on shaft

Here are some...: Glad to hear your good response to Jack Itch cream. Since, such creams usually contain anti fungal agent with steroid and direct to suppress and rid skin fungal infection, which inflict warm and moist areas like external genitalia and groins - called tine cruris. For the rashes on penile opening and shaft, you may try the same cream and see if responding in 1 wk. If not, seek pro-evaluation.

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Protected sex 9/10.Std screening (alltests) 9/16 - Negative. UTI screening 9/22, neg. Occasionally, slight stinging near tip of urethra after pee. Herpes?

Protected sex 9/10.Std screening (alltests) 9/16 - Negative. UTI screening 9/22, neg. Occasionally, slight stinging near tip of urethra after pee. Herpes?

Probably no STD: If no penis contact with partner's genital area before the condom was in place, no STD is a possible explanation for this symptom. You could have herpes contact above the condom, but that wouldn't cause symptoms at the tip. Basic STD/UTI tests are highly reliable. My guess is nothing wrong except maybe anxiety raising your awareness of trivial sensations you would otherwise ignore or not notice.

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Very painful to pee. Inside urethra it looks there are yellow ulcers. 3 red bumps appeared on shaft. Herpes swab and STI test negative. What is it?

Very painful to pee. Inside urethra it looks there are yellow ulcers. 3 red bumps appeared on shaft. Herpes swab and STI test negative. What is it?

Behcet's disease: If the herpes test was negative, then my best guess would be Behcet's disease. I would want to know more about 'exposures' -such as any new sex partner (s)? Sometimes the herpes test will come up false negative. Any other symptoms? A rheumatologist is best suited to helping with Behcet's... A problem of this magnitude needs to be seen by a doctor - so I hope you will call your primary MD today.

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Does urethral syndrome mean I have herpes?

No: Urethral syndrome = urethral inflammation /irritation not related to infection. Herpes would be a viral infection.

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Can you have genital herpes only in your uretha and never appearing on your genitals...?

Can you have genital herpes only in your uretha and never appearing on your genitals...?

Yes you can: Possible to have herpes urethritis without any outward signs. Could have symptom of burning sensation or pain on urination with negative urine culture. It will not respond to antibiotics because it is caused by herpes virus.

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Recurrent shingles with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia between outbreaks? There is a lot more to it but not enough space here.....?

Recurrent shingles with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia between outbreaks? There is a lot more to it but not enough space here.....?

Maybe HSV, not VZV: Shingles rarely recurs so frequently, but HSV2 (genital herpes) can do so, with recurrences anywhere from waist to upper thighs ("boxer shorts" area). 1) Retest next outbreak to confirm varicella zoster virus (VZV), and also PCR test for HSV. 2) Have an HSV IgG antibody test, expecting maybe positive for HSV2. 3) Continue valacylovir to prevent recurrences, whatever the cause. The drugs is entirely nontoxic, no reason not to take it as long as necessary. Good luck!

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Dear doctors on ht. Thank you for answerin my? S. I m stressed for 2mo now. I will get tested, pray4me. Hope I dint catch herpes. Want 2 say 2u thanku

Dear doctors on ht. Thank you for answerin my? S. I m stressed for 2mo now. I will get tested, pray4me. Hope I dint catch herpes. Want 2 say 2u thanku

You are in my prayer: Your are in my prayers. Others will read this and pray for you also. God's blessings and the healing power of the holy spirit be with you.

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How can you get herpes?

How can you get herpes?

From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common.

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Can you get herpes on your butt?

Can you get herpes on your butt?

Herpes: Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs. 98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities.

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Can you get herpes from a towel?

Can you get herpes from a towel?

Herpes: Herpes is not easy to catch. It has to be skin to skin or fluid to skin carrying the virus. It is not transmitted by towels, toilet seats etc. Hope that helps you not be worried.

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Is it possible to get of herpes?

Is it possible to get of herpes?

Control not eliminat: It is generally possible to control herpes but not to eliminate it. It tends to remain dormant in nerves.

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