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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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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...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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Do genital herpes cause constant bleeding?

Do genital herpes cause constant bleeding?

Not usually: Although genital herpes outbreaks can certainly cause a little bleeding from the lesions, it generally is not a constant bleeding in most cases. Is this your first time with the vaginal sores? Have you had a doctor look at them and confirm genital herpes? If not you definitely need to get checked out. If it is genital herpes there are medications that can help but you need to discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Went to doc she couldn't see my vaginal wall cause bleeding but exterior was fine. Pain during sex but when I put my finger no pain. Herpes?

Went to doc she couldn't see my vaginal wall cause bleeding but exterior was fine. Pain during sex but when I put my finger no pain. Herpes?

Unlikely: Herpes usually presents with lumps/bumps, which are painful. Don't really understand the issue with bleeding and not being able to see the vaginal wall. The differential diagnosis that accompanies painful intercourse (also know as dyspareunia) is vast. Anything from infection to endometriosis can be at work here. ...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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Can herpes complicate dysfuntional uterine bleeding?

Can herpes complicate dysfuntional uterine bleeding?

Possibly: Dysfunctional bleeding is usually the result of a hormone imbalance. The pill is usually helpful. Herpes can recur if one is under stress. Stress can cause a hormone imbalance. So stress can play a role in both bleeding and herpes. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is bleeding normal with a herpes outbreak?

Is bleeding normal with a herpes outbreak?

Herpes simplex: You don't indicate where the bleeding is from and to what degree. But yes, the ulcers may bleed slightly if scratched or otherwise irritated. ...Read more

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Is bleeding normal during a herpes outbreak?

Is bleeding normal during a herpes outbreak?

What do you mean?: The herpes sores should not bleed themselves (but could if you pick at them once they have crusted over). Outbreaks tend to occur when your body is stressed or sick. Many women will experience herpes outbreaks during their periods but it can come at anytime during your cycle. If you frequently have outbreaks during your cycle you may be a candidate for supression therapy and should talk to your md. ...Read more

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I'm 45.Have herpes 27 yrs. Had vag hyst12 yrs ago. Everyfew weeks I have mod vag bleeding when I wipe. Occurs w/ & w/o outbreak. No pain. Concerns?

Depends.: Seeing an ob-gyn could benefit you since a physical Examination might help detect the direct cause of vaginal bleeding. Although common causes are vaginitis or vaginal atrophy, something more serious could be causing the bleeding. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper thigh and and then I scratched it it starts bleeding could it be herpes?

I have a bump on my upper thigh and and then I scratched it it starts bleeding could it be herpes?

Need details: Various possible diagnoses, including herpes. No diagnosis possible from such vague description. ...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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I have genital herpes. Lots of blood and pain. How can I stop the bleeding?

I have genital herpes. Lots of blood and pain. How can I stop the bleeding?

See below: Herpes and bleeding have no direct association. There are several causes for bleeding, but you need an evaluation to determine what is the best treatment plan. ...Read more

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I had bleeding during sex but I wasn't on my period. Then I had an outbreak 2 days later. Does my partner have herpes?

I had bleeding during sex but I wasn't on my period. Then I had an outbreak 2 days later. Does my partner have herpes?

Possibly: If that was your first episode and the only recent sexual contact, then he is probably the source. An outbreak will usually show up within a few days of exposure if you became infected. ...Read more

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I'm having my first herpes outbreak and aside from the pain I am having a lot of bleeding. My period isn't supposed to start for another 8 days. What could be causing all of this?

I'm having my first herpes outbreak and aside from the pain I am having a lot of bleeding. My period isn't supposed to start for another 8 days. What could be causing all of this?

Where is it?: Is the bleeding coming from the vagina or from the herpes lesions? Herpes is expected to be painful, however, a lot of bleeding is not common unless you have further irritated the area with picking or scratching. Go to your doctor if the bleeding does not stop on its own. ...Read more

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Day after having sex with my friend I'm red itchy irritated bleeding heavily later diagnosed with herpes. Connection?

Day after having sex with my friend I'm red itchy irritated bleeding heavily later diagnosed with herpes. Connection?

Genital Herpes: When present, the initial symptom of genital herpes usually is pain or itching, beginning within a few weeks after exposure to an infected sexual partner. After several days, small red bumps or tiny white blisters may appear. They then rupture, becoming ulcers that ooze or bleed. Eventually, scabs form and the ulcers heal. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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I have genital herpes and the blisters are now bleeding. Is that normal?

I have genital herpes and the blisters are now bleeding. Is that normal?

Genital Herpes: Treatment with antiviral drugs can help people who are bothered by genital herpes outbreaks stay symptom-free longer. These drugs can also reduce the severity and duration of symptoms when they do flare up. Drug therapy is not a cure, but it can make living with the condition easier.
There are three major drugs commonly used to treat genital herpes symptoms: zovirax, famvir, and valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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Is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of Genital herpes has been treated?

Not necessarily: If you are bleeding from healing herpetic lesions, then it's possible. Otherwise, if you are bleeding from your vagina, this would be atypical and assume that it is unrelated to herpes. ...Read more

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Is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of Genital herpes had been treated?

Is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of Genital herpes had been treated?

Yes/no: Bleeding means.....open mucosa in vaginal area. It can be caused by the mechanics of sex, dryness, herpes sores, other infections. ...Read more

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Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?

Unusual unless,: Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex. In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. Blood in urine, in herpes ifection, is also an unusual occurrence unless you have obvious substantial urethral involvement. You need a medical examination by your primary care doc who may need to refer you to a urologist. ...Read more

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I just had rough sex (no condom) I wiped and there was little blood. My labia has a red spotby opening is red and bleeding. I tested neg for herpes&st

I just had rough sex (no condom) I wiped and there was little blood. My labia has a red spotby opening is red and bleeding. I tested neg for herpes&st

Blood=tissue injury: Rough intercourse will put a strain on the tissues of your genitalia. A small amount of bleeding would represent torn or scratched tissue. It may heal in a few days if allowed to. Gentile rinsing in warm water can help. If the blleding is constant or ever enough to fill a pad you need to have it checked. ...Read more

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Just under penis head/on shaft, looks like a small water blister the skin tears a bit not bleeding, neg herpes test, treated for balanitis w/no change?

Just under penis head/on shaft, looks like a small water blister the skin tears a bit not bleeding, neg herpes test, treated for balanitis w/no change?

Doubt herpes or STD: It's impossible to guess about the cause of this, but I agree this doesn't sound like herpes or any other STD. The large majority of genital skin problems aren't STDs. The doctor or clinic treating your balanitis is by far in the best position to figure this out and give reliable advice. Good luck with it. ...Read more

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I just had rough sex today and I wiped and there was little blood. My labia has a red spotby opening is red and bleeding. I tested neg for herpes& stds. It's look like my meat. I go to the clinic every 3 months?

I just had rough sex today and I wiped and there was little blood. My labia has a red spotby opening is red and bleeding. I tested neg for herpes& stds. It's look like my meat. I go to the clinic every 3 months?

Give it a few days: It's probably just minor trauma from the rough sex. Give it a few days then check with your doctor if not improving. Or get it checked now if pain is especially severe or bleeding becomes heavier. ...Read more

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