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Can You Have A Herpes Outbreak Without Blisters
How can I tell if I am about to or starting to have a herpes outbreak? Are there pre symptoms or indicators?
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
Blisters from a herpes outbreak in groin area turned into scabs that fell off during a hot shower. Had red marks now for a week. When will they heal?
Can I have sex with my husband after having a herpes outbreak and it still itches sometimes.. there are no blisters.. The outbreak has been gone.
When you have a genital herpes outbreak is it always a form of a blister? What other forms of an ob are there and are they always painful ?
Usually, not always: On dry skin, herpes lesions usually start as red bumps, within 1-2 days become blisters, then scabs that heal in 7-10 days. On moist surfaces (e.g. labia minor, vaginal opening) usually ulcers (open sores) rather than blisters. Most OBs are painful, especially ulcers, but some cause no symptoms or only minor ones, like a mild itch. Recurrent OBs usually are same area each time, +/- an inch or so, ...Read more
With the first herpes outbreak, do you have the blisters and ulcers at the point of contact or anywhere in the genital region?
Contact point: It will usually be near the contact point but body fluids with the hsv virus in it can infect your skin in surrounding areas. Most guys will have herpes at the base the penis so women will commonly see out breaks on their labia. If treated within 2-3 days you might reduce symptoms. But get diagnosed first to see if it is herpes or something else. ...Read more
Genital herpes symptoms: can u have swollen groin glands without skin blisters? Is this a genital herpes outbreak. I have pain on my left side only.
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing and examining you it is impossible to diagnose what is going on. See an ob/gyn doctor and get looked after professionally. Good luck. ...Read more
If I have redness from a herpes outbreak from 3 weeks ago, does that mean i'm shedding virus? Blisters healed. Just the redness on skin. Genital hsv1.
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