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Herpes Itching After Outbreak
Can I have sex with my husband after having a herpes outbreak and it still itches sometimes. There are no blisters. The outbreak has been gone.
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
Do genital herpes symptoms cause constant burning/itching. I think I may be having an outbreak but symptoms seem to subside every few hours. No sores.
Genital herpes: It is possible to get these symtoms just before and outbreak or you could have a subclinical outbreak ...Read more
All over body itching, including vaginal area, excema like outbreak under arms and vaginal area had protected sex w/ someone who has herpes a week ago?
See your doctor: If you have systemic itching and get tested for STDs even if you had protected sex, check for potential scabies or other exposure to something else. You may need prescription grade antihistamine or antiviral, or antibiotics depending on the findings. Be safe, and don't delay. ...Read more
How long does tingling happen before first outbreak of herpes. I get itching neck pain lower back pain now tingling for over 4 days now?
This isn't herpes: For initial herpes, usually no tingling before sores appear. Tingling is mainly a symptom of recurrent herpes; in that case, it lasts only a day or two before the outbreak itself shows up. Your symptoms don't sound at all like herpes, which doesn't cause tingling without sores and rarely if ever causes low back pain. So good news, this isn't herpes. See your doctor if symptoms continue. Good luck! ...Read more
Is skin peeling on the labia minora a sign of a herpes outbreak? No pain, no itching, no discomfort, just raw skin where it is peeled.
Impossible to help:
Unfortunately, there are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, Unfortunately.
It's not possible to make a diagnosis of a blistering disease since you did not mention anything about small blisters, pain, change or any other symp ...Read more
What do I do to keep my private area clean during a herep outbreak to make heal go by fasted. It itches so bad.?
Hi I have herpes and I'm getting open soars and I can go to the bathroom because it burns and itches what should I do??
I got a handjob from a girl with herpes. My anus itches and was wondering if I could have got herpes from a handjob or could it be from something else?
Slow Down: Anus itching is not in any way a symptom of herpes. First, congratulation on having a sexual encounter. Second, what is the real problem here? Getting a hand job does not in any way put your anus at risk for anything. Why would you even spend a second trying to connect the two? ...Read more
Strep 3 times this year have psoriasis and had a outbreak about 2 months ago got steroid shot made it worse now spots everywhere itches bad what to do?
Check it out: See your doc and holistic healthcare practitioner. ...Read more
Would internal meatus herpes be easily visible? Have small red pimple inside meatus that Itches all day, no pain. Received unprotected oral. Have UTI
May be herpes:
Herpes can initially cause itching. That's often followed by a blister that ulcerates. May cause pain, especially on
urinating. The only way to tell if HSV is to do a swab of some fluid from the sore. Since you were able to see the "pimple" I'm not sure why you are asking if it easily visible. The doctor can use a magnifying glass to view it if needed. Best wishes. Always use a condom. ...Read more
If a specific location where a red bump on my penis is never itches, burns, crusts over, etc, can it still be herpes? Usually itches all over.
Not herpes: Herpes doesn't behave like this: unlikely to cause red bump that doesn't become blister or sore and doesn't cause itching "all over". Neither does any other STD. Maybe a localized allergy or other dermatitis. See a doctor. If the "red bump" is present only now and then, talk to your doctor about arranging an immediate visit (without an advance appointment) next time it appears. ...Read more
What does it mean when your upper inner thigh itches? Fungus, germs, herpes, what could it be? There is also a raised group of red bumps.
I have a rash under my bottom lip. Don't have any other symptoms of herpes like burning urine or sores "down there" it doesn't hurt just itches?
Rash: It would be rash of me to try and suggest a diagnosis without seeing this eruption. You need to be examined by a doctor and have suggestions made for cause and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I contracted herpes hsv 1 from a sexworker 17 years back. After the sex I develop small bumps one head of the penis which itches. For last two years?
Details matter: Hsv 1 on face??? or genital? How do you know the source? Was it cultured? Treated? Now you have something else not related to hsv. A clue is "after the sex"........what kind of sex? Condom? Lubricant or other material used by either participant? Since it appears only after sex it is not related to foreskin. Consider an irritation or allergy related to something used during sex or used by another p ...Read more
Would Valtrex (valacyclovir) work now? I feel like I have been having an outbreak on my face for 3 months after fellatio. Itches and burns but looks like acne.
I have fungal infection on my groun, and my scrotum itches, I've also had white bums on scrotum that itch, my scrotum tingles, could this be herpes?
Not herpes.: What you are describing doesn't sound like herpes. Herpes typically presents as a cluster of blisters that develop at the same time. The skin is typically itchy or painful before the blisters develop, then the blisters come. The fungal infection in your groin and scrotum may require a stronger antifungal. The Betamethasone combination you are using may spread the fungus and make it worse. ...Read more
Do I have genital herpes?! I have no bumps but my vulva is bright red and itches like crazy. This is the second time since I've had sex.
Probably not herpes: Vaginal itching and vulva redness is more likely due to a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, or trichomonasis. Herpes can cause itching but more likely to be painful also. The lesions of herpes are more like blisters or open sores than bumps. The best way to determine what is causing the problem is to have it evaluated by a doctor who can then provide proper treatment. ...Read more
Do I have herpes or hiv? I kissed a guy with an open sore now my mouth itches burns and tingles. What do I have? Its been a week since we kissed
I have a red rash that itches on my groin. The doc said its shingles but I'm not buying it. I think it's genital herpes? Any advice? What should I do
Had sex w a dif kind of condom. 2days later got a rash, itches so bad doesn't burn when I pee. But tiny red dots all over. Herpes or just an allergy?
I think I have herpes but was diagnosed wit yeast infection I have painful red blisters all ovr & inside vagina & it itches prior I had water dischar?
Go back: Go back to your MD for a new evaluation if this is the case. ...Read more
Single flesh colored bump on the lips of my vagina. So small the doctor had to have me point it out. Not herpies, but itches. Suggestions?
Wart is possible: It could possibly be a papilloma, otherwise known as a genital wart. There are treatments available for relief of itching and to remove it. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Possibly, but the best thing to do is to go back to your doctor and be examined. Cannot diagnose this over the internet. ...Read more
Do herpes vesicles itch? Or should one just experience tingling prodrome and burning/pain during outbreak?
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