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Do herpes sore bleed when bursts?

Do herpes sore bleed when bursts?

Herpes sores: Yes...Herpes sores can bleed depending on the stage of the vesicles. Herpes is also very contagious, especially at this stage. Please see your periodontist for an evaluation if these are oral or facial lesions. We can treat the herpes lesion with the nd/yag laser at different stages. www.drgums.com. ...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


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Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Possible: Since herpes causes open sores, it is possible to have some bleeding associated with it, but that is not a common sign of herpes. Of course if you are having abnormal bleeding, you should see a doctor to rule out other causes. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Not likely: Herpes usually presents with burning, itching vesicles on a reddish base. Not as white oval marks that appear after stretching. Leave these alone and they should heal. ...Read more

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I have 1 bump on my vagina. It's is painless. I tried to pop it and it bleed a little bit. Could this be herpes?

I have 1 bump on my vagina. It's is painless.  I tried to pop it and it bleed a little bit. Could this be herpes?

Unclear w/out Test: If it's a simple bump that didn't contain fluid or have a glassy appearance, it's most likely a blocked hair follicle/follicultis, but your suspicion for herpes is VERY POSSIBLE. Unfortunately the only way to know for sure is to get tested by a doctor. In the meantime, have a conversation with your partner about outbreaks and safe sex. HPV is also a possibility. Stay updated on paps! ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more