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What. Is the incubation period for genital herpes?

What. Is the incubation period for genital herpes?

4-10 days: A primary or new infection will show up in about one week and take several weeks to resolve. Many new cases are from hsv1 as a result of oral sex. ...Read more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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I think i may have genital herpes...Is it okay to call my gyno even though I have my period?

I think i may have genital herpes...Is it okay to call my gyno even though I have my period?

Yes it is. : Even though you are having your period, you can still be tested for the major sexually transmitted illnesses such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis , herpes (hsv-2) and hiv. ...Read more

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How contagious is genital herpes? Is there any treatment that will suppress genital herpes for a long period of time? I just want to know how contagious genital herpes is. Also i want to know if there are any treatments to suppress hsv2 for a long period

How contagious is genital herpes? Is there any treatment that will suppress genital herpes for a long period of time? I just want to know how contagious genital herpes is. Also i want to know if there are any treatments to suppress hsv2 for a long period

Hello. : Hello. If you have active disease it is very contagious. If you have sores you should not have sex. Even if a condom is used it might not adequately prevent contact with all of the lesions. Remember that herpes can be spread even when there aren't active lesions. Regarding suppression, some people with frequent outbreaks receive daily medication (i.e., acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir). ...Read more

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IGG test came back + for HSV1.I've been having itching on labia majora before my period every month,but no sores. Could this be from genital herpes?

IGG test came back + for HSV1.I've been having itching on labia majora before my period every month,but no sores. Could this be from genital herpes?

Could be: Genital lesions are usually due to HSV 2, but HSV 1 can cause genital lesions. It would be prudent to get the actual lesions tested as the itching may not be due HSV at all. Having HSV 1 and genital itching does not mean the two are related. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of enlarged lymph nodes before and during the time of my period? Recurring with sore lower back. Genital herpes?

What could be the cause of enlarged lymph nodes before and during the time of my period? Recurring with sore lower back. Genital herpes?

Probably not herpes: Herpes rarely if ever causes lymph node inflammation without an obvious outbreak of genital area blisters, sores, etc. Even then, lymph node involvement is rare in recurrent herpes, only during the first infection. Finally, genital herpes doesn't cause back pain, and rarely recurs as often once a month -- usually no more often than every 2-3 months. Discuss w/ your doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more

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Can having genital herpes cause periods during pregnancy?

No: Genital herpes and periods are not linked. If you have a flare up of herpes and ur skin breaks down tht can cause bleeding at the site of the lesion. However, herpes in itself dont cause periods. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, genital herpes and gastritous is this why i can't get pregnant?

I have irregular periods, genital herpes and gastritous is this why i can't get pregnant?

Irregular periods: The irregular periods are most likely to be the cause of the difficulty getting pregnant. The other issues can make it more difficult with pregnancy, but not likely to cause infertility. See an infertility specialist to get you to release an egg more regularly. ...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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Genital Herpes (Definition)

This is a skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more