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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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Oral herpes simplex virus: does carmex work?

Oral herpes simplex virus: does carmex work?

Not really: You really need an antiviral cream or oral medication to be most effective. Over the counter abreva is better than carmex. ...Read more

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Do boils itch? Does herpes itch?

Do boils itch? Does herpes itch?

Possibly: Pruritis (itching) is a subliminal form of pain, so in early stages this may occur. ...Read more

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Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Possibly: Condylomata or genital warts typically are not symptomatic whereas herpes outbreaks often are preceded by burning pain and itching ...Read more

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Does an HIV rash itch?

Does an HIV rash itch?

Yes.: Whether caused by an HIV medication or by HIV itself, HIV rashes commonly appear as red areas on the skin, often covered with small red bumps. The main symptom of the rash is itchiness. Hiv related rashes can happen on any part of ther body, but most often occur on the face and chest, and sometimes on the feet and hands. These rashes can also be seen in association with mouth ulcers. ...Read more

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Does genital warts itch?

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Does genital warts itch?

Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor for evaluation to make sure there are no other reasons for the itch. ...Read more

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Does herpes always blister?

Does herpes always blister?

No: You may not see the blister stage.It may just be an open sore or even just seem like irritation. ...Read more

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Does HIV make anus itch?

Does HIV make anus itch?

Only late: Let's check for the common stuff first. Spicy diet, pinworms (know the tape test?), medicines, a bit of a fungal infection or forgetting to shower often / use clean towels are all more likely. Read up on "pruritis ani" online -- and thanks for your courage in asking! ...Read more

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Can you tell me is herpes simplex 1 only oral herpes like cold sores?

Can you tell me is herpes simplex 1 only oral herpes like cold sores?

Herpes Simplex 1: Is the type normally associated with cold sores. However, to a lesser frequency - cold sores can be caused by herpes simplex virus 2 and genital lesions can be caused by herpes simplex virus 1. ...Read more

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Genital herpes hsv1 and oral herpes hsv1, what to do?

Genital herpes hsv1 and oral herpes hsv1, what to do?

See a dermatologist: You may have hsv1 + hsv2. There are prescription and otc remedies promoted but they are all a waste of money. Prescription pills are very effective. You need advise on what this means to you as well as your contacts. It is not likely that you will get what you need unless you see a dermatologist or perhaps an infectious disease specialist. Although there is extensive knowledge about this, most phy. ...Read more

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Does itching spread lichen planus?

Does itching spread lichen planus?

YES.: Any infected lesion will spread with the friction and the scratches due to the itching. ...Read more

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Does blisters come with jock itch?

Does blisters come with jock itch?

Yes: Blisters can be a symptom. See your doctor if you have a rash on your skin that doesn't improve within two weeks or if you treat it with over-the-counter medications and it returns within a few weeks. You may need prescription medication. ...Read more

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What does oral HPV infection look like? Does oral HPV cause bumps in the mouth?

What does oral HPV infection look like? Does oral HPV cause bumps in the mouth?

No symptoms: You can have oral HPV without any signs/symptoms at all. There is no reliable test for it. Your best bet is to get the vaccine (gardasil) and limit (if not eliminate) your exposure. Condoms and dental dams help but are generally thought to be ineffective. ...Read more

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Does anal or vaginal herpes hurt?

Does anal or vaginal herpes hurt?

Both do: Vulvar herpes stings and burns more than anal herpes which initially tends to itch before emerging. Itching is the beginning of the pain response. ...Read more

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Why does some genital herpes hurt?

Why does some genital herpes hurt?

Nerve irritation: All forms of herpes can cause a burning stinging type of pain. Herpes viruses are stored in nerve cell bodies and when activated cause irritation of the nerves causing pain. ...Read more

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Does HIV rash itch?

HIV: Although usually the skin eruptions occurring with acute HIV disease do not itch, it may also occur in association with itching. If you think you have been exposed, please go and get tested and stop trying to make the diagnosis by clinical symptoms. There is nothing specific enough to either diagnose it or exclude it.. ...Read more

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Does HIV rash itch?

Does HIV rash itch?

Living with HIV: Not sure what you mean by an HIV rash. Rashes are not common with HIV infection. But, rashes during the early days of being on HIV medications are common and these drug induced rashes are very itchy. ...Read more

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If I give oral to someone with genital herpes, will I get genital herpes or oral herpes (like fever blisters, etc)?

If I give oral to someone with genital herpes, will I get genital herpes or oral herpes (like fever blisters, etc)?

Be careful: both type one and type two can actually be genital or oral. best to stay away from lesions ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Hsv (Definition)

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is the virus ...Read more