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Have I Definitely Got Herpes If Blisters On Red Patch
Maybe: Very few conditions present as "blisters on a red patch", and most commonly it will be herpes. However, that "herpes" can be either caused by herpes simplex virus (hsv 1 or 2) that cause fever blisters and genital herpes, or by varicella zoster virus, which causes shingles. The latter will present usually as a painful rash. ...Read more
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
Red patch on vulva, feels dry. No pain, no pus or blister. Feels irritated. Had feeling last year near same area test showed no herpes. What is it?
See answer: The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems which are highly treatable, but the treatment depends on the specific cause. Local irritants and allergens, of which there are many, are most common cause of vulvar dermatitis. Vulvar eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, and lichen sclerosis are specific dermatitis types that can cause red patch. Topical steroids most common rx. Recommend gyne exam. ...Read more
How long does the first stage of genital herpes last? Because I have had a dry red patch on my scrotum for a week now with no signs of blisters.
Blistering occurs: Quickly. Doesn't sound herpetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had herpes-like genital outbreak 3 weeks ago. Blisters healed, but i still have redness where the blisters formed. When will they go away?
Its been 9 weeks since a herpes blister appeared on my upper lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. Am I still contagious?If so, how contagiou?
No: If the blister is gone you are not contagious but it may take some time for the spot to resolve. Make sure you protect it from the sun. ...Read more
It's been 4 wks since a herpes blister appeared on my upper lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. How contagious is my outbreak still?
Its been 9 weeks since herpes blister appeared on my lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. Am I still contagious? Taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) for herpes
See a dermatologist: Without more information, it's hard to guide you. Sometimes blisters on the lips can be mistaken for other problems and blamed on HSV. HSV viral life cycle is 14 days. If you're currently taking antivirals, then 9 weeks is a long time to still have a blister. HSV is most contagious when blisters are present. I'd be concerned that the problem is worse than HSV and consult a dermatologist ASAP. ...Read more
Its been 9 weeks since herpes blister appeared on my lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. Am I still contagious? Taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) for my herpes
Ok so i had sex on october 20, 2012 and a week later i got a blister on my right labia their is no swelling or redness but I am very scared of herpes?
Could be ???: See your gyn for an exam and culture if the culture is + then it is herpes, if the cult is neg then it may or may not be herpes, your gyn can get a blood antibody test in a few months because if the culture was neg , if u did get herpes u will have antibodies in the blood, i rec protection when having sex and asking your partner before if he has anything transmittabledo not assume anything. ...Read more