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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 have 2 sores on my vagina and they are bleeding badly, could they be herpes? It's almost like a period.

I have 2 sores on my vagina and they are bleeding badly, could they be herpes? It's almost like a period.

Doubt herpes: Herpes sores almost never bleed, so it's probably something else. All vaginal or genital bleeding requires professional evaluation. It isn't necessarily serious, but don't take chances; see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have herpes type 1 and my but hole is bleeding?

Needing expert help. I have herpes type 1 and my but hole is bleeding?

Living with Disease: I do not see how the two are acquainted. 95% of those with herpes type one will have their infection somewhere close to their mouth or lips, not their anus. Herpes in the anus is usually caused by herpes two. And, herpes is a cluster of blister not a tear or something bleeding in the rectum. Blood from the rectum is usually a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure. ...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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Does herpes sore bleed?

Does herpes sore bleed?

It can: If you are describing oral herpes, it usually festers and generates a clear liquid which is the transmittable phase. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Not really: If the herpetic ulceration is really raw it can bleed but in general herpes is not a cause of significant vaginal bleeding. ...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