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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


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Walked around bare foot and put PJ bottoms on and my feet touched the inside part of where my genitals sit can I get genital herpes this way?

Walked around bare foot and put PJ bottoms on and my feet touched the inside part of where my genitals sit can I get genital herpes this way?

Genital herpes: No. You get this virus by direct person to person contact with open lesions or fluids like semen, vaginal secretions, saliva, and so on. You do not get this by self inoculation. ...Read more

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If sores spread from penis to foot. Are those herpes?

If sores spread from penis to foot. Are those herpes?

probably not: Usually herpes will reactivate the initial site of infection and rarely travels around the body unless you have severe compromise of your immune system which i assume you don't since you didn't mention it. Sounds like 2 different processes at work here. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting herpes from a used doe-foot applicator from a foundation sample at a drugstore which was applied directly over my acne?

What are the chances of getting herpes from a used doe-foot applicator from a foundation sample at a drugstore which was applied directly over my acne?

Not likely,but: I'm unclear as to what the ingredients are, but I doubt that it would be a likely possibility.However I don't approve of using used applicators on other people's skin. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the heel of my foot that my dermatologist thinks could be herpes. Is this possible?

I have a blister on the heel of my foot that my dermatologist thinks could be herpes. Is this possible?

Yes, possible.: It can happen if someone with active lesion or history of herpes infection touches to your heal area it can make a lesion appear in that area. It got to be skin to skin contact. It is unusual but it may happen . Usually it occurs when loose or improperly fitting shoes rub against the skin surfaces of the foot. Any rubbing on selected spots of the foot can eventually lead to blister formation. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between jock rash and herpes? I had athletes foot then got the rash on the inner thighs

How can you tell the difference between jock rash and herpes? I had athletes foot then got the rash on the inner thighs

Most likely : Jock itch. It is the same fungus that causes the break out. Jock itch usually has flat, red, scaling rash vs herpes that has break outs, "hive like", lesions. If you have had unprotected sex, then have a gyn doctor or your primary care physician evaluate you to make sure you do not have herpes. ...Read more

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