Top
20
Doctor insights on: Difference Between Scabies And Herpes Rash

Share
1

1
Difference between herpes whitlow and eczema?

Difference between herpes whitlow and eczema?

Whitlow hurts: Herpes on finger is painful, localized, heals in 1 or 2 weeks. Eczema is itchy, chronic, wide areas. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,086 doctors shared insights

Herpes Simplex (Definition)

Herpes Simplex virus 1 & 2 can be a cause of sexually transmitted diseases or sometimes oral/oral contact. Herpes Simplex 1: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cold-sore/basics/definition/con-20021310 & ...Read more


2

2
What's the difference between herpes and scabies?

What's the difference between herpes and scabies?

Ulcers vs itchy rash: Herpes rash is little blisters that break open to form an ulcer and is tender when touched. It is caused by herpes type 1 & type 2. Scabies is caused by a "mite", a bug, that tunnels under the surface of the skin. Scabies is not painful but itches like nothing else. Scabies doesn't form ulcers. Herpes is often on the face, genitals, or fingers. Scabies is often on the hands, arms, waist, or legs. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Difference between crabs and razor rash?

Difference between crabs and razor rash?

Pubic Lice vs razor: Rash. Blue spots may show on the skin where pubic lice (phthirus pubis )have been feeding. Nits (eggs) may be found on the pubic hairs. The lice’s saliva can cause a person to become very itchy, which is usually worse at night. Sores can develop when the skin is scratched.**razor burn can occur after shaving. The skin becomes red ; inflamed ; may sting or itch. ...Read more

4

4
What is the difference between allergic rashes and herpes?

What is the difference between allergic rashes and herpes?

Rash: Both allergy and herpes can cause a rash. How to tell one from the other is not within the scope of this social medium. So if you are suffering from a rash, please consult your provider. This much i can tell you: herpes is an infection but not allergy. ...Read more

5

5
Visual difference between ringworm and impetigo?

Visual difference between ringworm and impetigo?

Visual: Ringworm typically has a red raised border with a scaly center. Impetigo is described as a "honey crusted lesion" and in fact usually has a yellowish color to it. ...Read more

6

6
Whats the difference between hiv-1 and hiv-2 viruses?

Whats the difference between hiv-1 and hiv-2 viruses?

Antigenicity: Hiv-1 is the major cause of aids in the usa. It differs from hiv-2 by its molecular structure. Hiv-2 has predominantly been seen in africa and appears less pathogenic than hiv-1, although the differences ultimately have little weight on outcome. An antigen is the chemical structure which stimulates the formation of antibodies, and the difference is a serological one. ...Read more

7

7
What's the difference between ringworm and impetigo?

What's the difference between ringworm and impetigo?

HUGE: Ringworm is a skin infection spread from a person or a cat. The source is usually a kitten. Typically it is scaley with a clearing in the center, slightly itchy, and slowly spreading. Impetigo spreads rapidly, usually the lower face, with honey-colored crusts and maybe blisters. The skin is puffy & sore. Impetigo is transmitted from another person, an infection by strep or staph bacteria. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Difference between first herpes outbreak and yeast infection?

Difference between first herpes outbreak and yeast infection?

Yeast vs herpes: Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters caused by the herpes simplex virus. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

10

10
What is the difference between genital herpes and sweat bumps?

What is the difference between genital herpes and sweat bumps?

Very Different: Genital herpes are grouped vesicles (small blisters) on an area of red skin that often recur ing the same spots. Sweat bumps do not have blisters and the are not on a base of red skin. Herpes may itch or be painful. Sweat bumps are less symptomatic. ...Read more

11

11
Whats the difference between herpes and folliculitis?

Whats the difference between herpes and folliculitis?

Herpes simplex: Herpes is a virus. Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, an insect bites, blockage of the follicle, shaving, or braids too tight and too close to the scalp. In most cases the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria staphylococcus, and may result in boils. ...Read more

12

12
What is the difference between herpes zoster and herpes simplex?

What is the difference between herpes zoster and herpes simplex?

HZ vs HSV: HZ (Herpes Zoster) is a common form of cutaneous neuropathic pain is associated with herpes zoster infection. HVS (Herpes simplex virus) is an oral herpes causes cold sores around the mouth or face. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What is the difference between psoriasis roseola and eczema?

What is the difference between psoriasis roseola and eczema?

Few similarities.: Roseola is a viral infection affecting infants and young children. It involves a pinkish-red skin rash and a high fever that typically starts as the rash is resolving. Psoriasis consists of well-defined red plaques with silvery scales. There are many kinds of eczema, which is characterized by a diffuse reddish scaly itchy rash in various locations (depending on the type and severity). ...Read more

14

14
Difference between allergic reaction on lips and herpes?

Difference between allergic reaction on lips and herpes?

Allergy vs. herpes: An allergic irritation on lips is a general swelling, and a herpetic lesion is usually in one area. Allergies are not painful, but herpes lesions are very painful, and sensitive to heated and salty liquids. A culture will prove which it may be if you are in doubt. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
15

15
What's the difference between herpes and carbuncles?

What's the difference between herpes and carbuncles?

Virus vs. bacterium: Herpes infections are caused by a virus, while carbuncles are caused by bacteria. Herpes infections appear as tiny, clear, painful blisters, while carbuncles are much larger pus-filled nodules. ...Read more

16

16
What is the difference between hepes zoster and herpes simplex?

What is the difference between hepes zoster and herpes simplex?

Different Viruses: Herpes zoster is same virus which causes Chicken Pox and also called Varicella Virus Herpes Simplex type 2 causes genital Herpes and Type1 mostly causes cold sores and sometime causs genital Herpes ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
Whats the difference between herpes and coldsores?

Whats the difference between herpes and coldsores?

None: Cold sores are caused by herpes virus, usually type1. Most people think of herpes as genital herpes, which are usually caused by HSV 2, herpes type 2. There is no cure for this virus, but there is medication to repress the virus and limit chance of symptoms or passing it to someone else. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What is the difference between eczema, psoriasis and ringworm?

What is the difference between eczema, psoriasis and ringworm?

Differences: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Ringworm is a skin infection due to a fungus. Psoriasis changes the life cycle of skin cells causing cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. Extra skin cells form thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches, that are painful. ...Read more

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


Dr. John Chiu
2,664 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more