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What might cause internal genital sores beside herpes?

What might cause internal genital sores beside herpes?

STD's: Certainly any of the commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, gonorrhea, and others are known causes of vaginitis. Yeast infections as well as allergic vaginal mucocitis (latex) may also be responsible. Trauma and/or injury of any sort can also result in wounds to the vaginal lining. ...Read more

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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Are genital sores and genital herpes the same?

Are genital sores and genital herpes the same?

Yes, maybe: If you have soreness, burning blister on the genital area is most likely a herpes genitalia. The term "sore" is not specific. I'd advise having a doctor lookat you. ...Read more

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Do genital sores mean that I have herpes?

Do genital sores mean that I have herpes?

Not necessarily.: There are many causes of genital sores. Visit your doctor or local public health clinic and get the necessary tests to find out what it is. ...Read more

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Do genital sores mean that you have herpes?

Do genital sores mean that you have herpes?

Possibly: Genital herpes usually takes on the appearance of small blisters, but many other disorders, most serious being the various sexually transmitted diseases can produce sores on the genitals. Less serious but still bothesome common sores include acne and ingrown hairs. Best to see a doctor if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Could genital herpes sores change over time?

Could genital herpes sores change over time?

Yes: Genital herpes sores can change over time, generally lessening in severity of symptoms, area of involvement, and rapidity of improvement with each outbreak. ...Read more

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If you have genital sores does that mean you have herpes ?

Not necessarily.: There are many causes of genital sores. Visit your doctor or local public health clinic and get the necessary tests to find out what it is. ...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 Sores (Definition)

Genital sores = lesions of ...Read more