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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 ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Can ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs don't spread but you can get multiple ones near each other and some may not show up until a while later. ...Read more

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Do ingrown hairs usually hurt?

Do ingrown hairs usually hurt?

They can: If they are infected or irritated. They can be painless but if the pore is blocked they yes infected and painful. ...Read more

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Does herpes be mistakrb for zit or ingrown hair?

Does herpes be mistakrb for zit or ingrown hair?

Misdiagnosis: Herpes can always be mistaken for another cause. Sometimes the herpes rash can look different at varying stages of infection, hence giving it an uncharacteristic appearance. To be sure, a physician can utilize laboratory testing to confirm or refute the suspected diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could an ingrown hair in pubic area look like an HSV sore/outbreak?

Could an ingrown hair in pubic area look like an HSV sore/outbreak?

Can be similar: Yes, these two conditions can mimic in appearance especially in early stages. ...Read more

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Will a pimple or ingrown hair cause skin infection?

Pimple: At times a pimple or ingrown hair may show signs of infection ( increased redness , warm to touch , painful ) . See a dermatologist for treatment with appropriate antibacterials. ...Read more

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What does genital herpes look like? Pimples or ingrown hairs? How big are they?

What does genital herpes look like? Pimples or ingrown hairs? How big are they?

Here's info: http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/STDFact-herpes.htm If you are worried, have an exam - use a condom to protect both yourself and others. Self Dx by photos might be mistaken anyway, so it's not helpful. Read, learn, have an exam. It's fairly common so they'll know how to assist you. Unfortunately, it's not curable, but very treatable. Don't fret. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does a pimple or ingrown hair cause infection?

Does a pimple or ingrown hair cause infection?

They can be : The pimple (acne?) or ingrown hair can get infected, but don't cause infection. Organisms such as bacteria, viruses, yeasts, or parasites cause infection. ...Read more

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Do hair boils in pubic area get mistaken for gential warts?

Do hair boils in pubic area get mistaken for gential warts?

Not likely: The appearance of warts and boils are distinctly different. An expert in skin diseases should have trouble distinquishing the two conditions. Genital warts look like warts would and boils are inflammed tender bumps. ...Read more

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Genital herpes or just ingrown hair, how can I tell?

Genital herpes or just ingrown hair, how can I tell?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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Can hair grow inside genital warts?

Can hair grow inside genital warts?

No: True hpv warts will not have hair growing in the wart itself. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

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Small itchy sores at root of testical hair follicules?

Small itchy sores at root of testical hair follicules?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

See derm: and consider laser hair removal to destroy the hair follicles. Topicals can help but see your dermatologist to make sure this is not an infectious process ...Read more

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Below penis shaft shiny,red, hair follicles inflamed can't see blisters? Protected Sex, shaved around area. Fish smell or myb sweat?No pain, but itch.

Below penis shaft shiny,red, hair follicles inflamed can't see blisters? Protected Sex, shaved around area. Fish smell or myb sweat?No pain, but itch.

Good idea to see: dermatologist or urologist for correct diagnosis. Fishy smell can be caused by STD, or fungal infection, or may be due to inflammation at follicles. Correct diagnosis and treatment will resolve your problem. hope that helps ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples, genital lump (penis or scrotum) and genital sores. I think it's just an ingrown hair. ?

I am experiencing pimples, genital lump (penis or scrotum) and genital sores. I think it's just an ingrown hair. ?

Folliculitis?: If the problem is limited to hair bearing areas (e.g. the pubic area, scrotum, etc), then probably you have folliculitis (infection of hair follicles, maybe ingrown hairs) , especially if you have been shaving the area. If so, stop shaving, keep the area clean and dry, and see what happens. See a doctor if severe (painful, spreading redness, etc), or if no better in a few days. ...Read more

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How painful is ingrown toenail removal?

How painful is ingrown toenail removal?

It depends: Some ingrown toenail removal procedures are performed without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. Your physician may use a cold spray to minimize the discomfort from the injection. The discomfort experienced from the injection will depend on your pain tolerance and the presence and severity of the infection if present. Following the injection, the procedure should be painless. ...Read more

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Can an ingrown hair on penis bleed during sex?

Can an ingrown hair on penis bleed during sex?

Sure: If it becomes irritated or disturbed as a result of sex it could bleed. ...Read more

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Is this bump by my penis an ingrown hair from shaving?

Possibly: If you do shave, it is common to have ingrown hairs. If it becomes red, painful, or particularly if you can see pus, see your primary care provider, as it is likely infected. ...Read more

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Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of ...Read more