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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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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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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 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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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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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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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?

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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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


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