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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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I recently took the herpies test it came back negative I'm not in excruciating pain my question is can you get herpes on the side of your stomach?

I recently took the herpies test it came back negative I'm not in excruciating pain  my question is can you get herpes on the side of your stomach?

Have rash checked: Herpes Zoster or shingles is characterized by inflammation and swelling of the covering of a nerve shaft or fiber. The skin over the path of the affected nerve frequently becomes inflammed and painful and frequentlly bubly lesions develop along the course of the nerve. This can be over any area of the body including the side of the abdomen. It would be wise to have your physician examine you. ...Read more

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Is is possible to get HSV herpes on stomach and back?

Is is possible to get HSV herpes on stomach and back?

Unusual: Herpes simplex is usually seen on the surface of mucous membranes or surrounding tissue. It produces "cold sores" and genital lesions. What i suspect is that you may be seeing herpes zoster on the abdominal wall or back. Usually this will be confined to one side and affect only the area of skin served by one nerve root. This is the virus that causes chickenpox & reactivates to shingles later. ...Read more

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What can I use on herpes on stomach?

What can I use on herpes on stomach?

Herpes simplex: This is a somewhat unusual location for herpetic lesions. Would suggest getting one of these scraped and cultured for virus. If it is herpes simplex, one of the oral derivatives of Acyclovir may be adequate treatment. ...Read more

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What do herpes on stomach look like?

What do herpes on stomach look like?

8 classes of herpes: Well...Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes...And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more

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If herpes is found on stomach would that be considered 1 or 2?

If herpes is found on stomach would that be considered 1 or 2?

Can't tell: Before the 1970's there was a fairly well defined division of hsv 1 above the waist, hsv 2 below. For the most part, it's still true with about 80% hsv 1 being above the waist. The only way to tell is to culture the lesion when it is active. Interestingly, herpes zoster is sometimes difficult to differentiate from herpes simplex if it is not a complete dermatomal (linear) eruption. See your derm. ...Read more

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Just found out that am having Herpes Type 1 and started medication.but why is my body feeling hot within the chest,stomach and back?Please reply

Just found out that am having Herpes Type 1 and started medication.but why is my body feeling hot within the chest,stomach and back?Please reply

Details are everythi: Herpes type 1. First time? Where? Name and dosing schedule of "medication"? These often are triggered by fevers. Perhaps the herpes is caused by the fever. Your DR may be able to sort it out. There is probably some underlying illness. ...Read more

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Is there a lotion for herpes on stomach, back, and chest over-the-counter without perscription?

Is there a lotion for herpes on stomach, back, and chest over-the-counter without perscription?

If you have herpes: Zoster which it sounds like you need Valtrex (valacyclovir) pills that will get rid of it the fastest, u can use zovirax ointment u need a script for both , so see your doc or a doc. ...Read more