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Does herpes cause no rash sensitive skin?

Does herpes cause no rash sensitive skin?

Herpes: Herpes can cause sensitive skin as it reactivates. But this usually turns into a small cluster of very painful blisters. 90% of those infected with genital herpes have no physical symptoms. Rash is not usually a part of a herpes outbreak without blistering sores. ...Read more

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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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Can irritant contact dermatitis cause red butterfly rash on face ? Rash does not hurt or itch but feels hot when it is red ?

Can irritant contact dermatitis cause red butterfly rash on face ? Rash does not hurt or itch but feels hot when it is red ?

Possible: Malar ("butterfly") rash could be caused by contact dermatitis, for instance due to cosmetic products. However, malar rash, particularly when very sensitive to the sun, can be a feature of lupus or other autoimmune diseases. Usually other symptoms and lab abnormalities would be present, so you should be evaluated for the rash by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does syphilis rash can be itchy?

Does syphilis rash can be itchy?

Rarely: It is very rare for syphilis rash to itch. Probably it's something else. But if you have been at risk for STDs, don't take the chance; get checked for syphilis and other STDs. ...Read more

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What could cause red eyes and a genital rash?

What could cause red eyes and a  genital rash?

Many causes: The combination of red irritated eyes and a genital rash could be one of many things. This kind of problem should be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible. The cause could be as simple as contact dermatitis or more serious like erythema multiform or behcet's disease. Have this one checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause itchy red genitals?

Can HPV cause itchy red genitals?

Nope: HPV doesn't cause any symptoms like this. There are too many causes of genital rashes to even guess, but for sure it isn't HPV. See a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Yeast infection: Yes....This yeast infection of penis is called balanitis which cause red spots and treatment is topical cream and tablets if not respond to cream. ...Read more

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What would cause itching and red bumps if it's not chicken poxs?

What would cause itching and red bumps if it's not chicken poxs?

Many things: There are many different types of rash that can be itchy and bumpy. In order to know exactly what the diagnosis is, you need to be seen by a doctor. Rashes cannot be diagnosed without inspection of the skin. I recommend you see your doctor to determine the possible cause and best treatment for your rash. ...Read more

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Can a shingles outbreak cause high fever and rash on genitals?

Can a shingles outbreak cause high fever and rash on genitals?

Herpes: If it looks like shingles and is on your genitals, it is much more likely to be herpes. So you doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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Scratching from vaginal irritation created red sore spots on vulva, doctor tested for herpes. Doesn't herpes result in blisters? What else could be?

Scratching from vaginal irritation created red sore spots on vulva, doctor tested for herpes. Doesn't herpes result in blisters? What else could be?

Various causes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or STDs like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more

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What std/sti can cause a painless skin colored rash on genitals ?

What std/sti can cause a painless skin colored rash on genitals ?

Get checked: std's can have many symptoms, or no symptoms. Get checked out, and from now on, its wise to use condoms 100% of the time. Protect yourself and others. ...Read more

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What can cause red blisters, rash all over?

What can cause red blisters, rash all over?

Red blisters Rash?: It is difficult to advice you based on your description, it could be contact dermatitis, chicken pox, allergic rash, or something else.You should see your doctor asap or go to the emergency room to find out what is the rash from. ...Read more

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Itchy skin. No rash. Why does scratching cause bruising?

Itchy skin.  No rash.  Why does scratching  cause bruising?

Trauma: To the small blood vessels under the skin causes them to break and bleed resulting in bruising.Also, as one ages, the skin becomes more thin , less elastic and fragile.If you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners, this will aggregate this mechanism. ...Read more

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Will scabies cause a itchy, burning red rash in the groin area? Bumps that scab over? Or could this be hsv-2?

Will scabies cause a itchy, burning red rash in the groin area? Bumps that scab over? Or could this be hsv-2?

Unlikely: You are more likely to have painful instead of itchy lesions from hsv-2. Scabies can certainly cause itchy bumps at the groin area and will likely spread if not treated. However there are many other potential diagnoses. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Rarely: It usually just causes inflammation, but severe enough irritation can cause the skin to break down; it is not a common manifestation, though, and you should have your doctor investigate for other causes (such as hsv). ...Read more

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What causes back itching? No rash nor bumps just itching skin.

What causes back itching? No rash nor bumps just itching skin.

Dry skin: Dry skin is the most common cause of itching. A mild allergy to the chemicals in soaps, lotions, detergents, fabric softeners can also cause itching. Try Sarna Lotion to the itchy areas, and unscented soap, such as Aveeno, (oatmeal) or Vanicream. If still itchy, a Dermatologist can look for other causes of itching. ...Read more

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Does lupus sometimes cause itchy hives?

Does lupus sometimes cause itchy hives?

Yes.: Hives may be the first symptom of autoimmune diseases like lupus. Hives that are a symptom of lupus are chronic. That means that you suffer from hives everyday or nearly everyday for at least 6 weeks. Still when looking at all patients with chronic hives less than 1% have lupus. The presence of chronic hives is a very good reason to visit a board-certified allergist who can rule lupus in or out. ...Read more

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Does hypothyroidism untreated cause a maculopapular rash? Can it be itchy?

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Does hypothyroidism untreated cause a maculopapular rash? Can it be itchy?

Maybe (not) . . .: Hypothyroidism isn't usually my first thought when someone complains of a maculopapular rash although underactive thyroid has been linked to various rashes. Instead, loss of energy, undesired weight gain, inability to lose weight, cloudy thinking, depression, constipation, etc make me think more of hypothyroidism. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hypothyroidism/ds00353 for more info. ...Read more

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What can cause a red raised rash?

What can cause a red raised rash?

Many causes: More details are needed to help you with your symptoms. Your best option is to see your doctor to examine the rash and give you a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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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


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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more