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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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If you gave genital herpes on penis, and receive oral sex will that person contract herpes? If so how long will it take to show up

If you gave genital herpes on penis, and receive oral sex will that person contract herpes? If so how long will it take to show up

Likely your partner: Will contract oral herpes whether or not there are active lesions. Symptoms may appear within 7-10 days from time of exposure. Http://www. Herpes. Com/hsv1-2.html http://www. Ehow. Com/about_5102051_herpes-simplex. Html#page=6. ...Read more

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I talked to you the other day about genital herpes. My penis has been irritated near the tip for the last 3 weeks. I have a picture of what looks lik?

I talked to you the other day about genital herpes. My penis has been irritated near the tip for the last 3 weeks. I have a picture of what looks lik?

I suggest a consult: With a physician in your state online or at an urgent care center: if you have had unprotected intercourse you must be checked for STD. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the first visible sign of herpes on a penis?

An ulceration: Actually the first sign is looking down and seeing that you're having unprotected sex. Once you see that, an unwanted pregnancy or std is often right around the corner. ...Read more

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Does herpes make your penis smell?

Usually not: Herpes causes painful blisters. A unusual smell could be a sign of an std such as gonorrhea, and should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I get these lesion looking things that look like herpes on my penis but I don't think it is. I get them and they go away and comeback. Looks like scabes? Help! I'm scared

I get these lesion looking things that look like herpes on my penis but I don't think it is. I get them and they go away and comeback. Looks like scabes? Help! I'm scared

Lesions: There are several different conditions that could cause repeated lesions on the penis. Not only herpes. The best thing would be for you to get checked by a doctor when you have the spots so that you can get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you pop a herpes blister on penis?

Can you pop a herpes blister on penis?

Yes: But why do that, I would sayleave it alone. It will hurt more if you pop it. ...Read more

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Can latex allergies be confused with herpes on the penis?

Can latex allergies be confused with herpes on the penis?

Rash: Herpes usually is painful and has a more of an ulcer type appearance. Latex allergy is more itchy and has more of a redness and flat appearance generally speaking. ...Read more

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Herpes started on penis 8 years ago I get 1 a month. Moved to anus 5 years ago. Now moved to below buttocks, and red streak in groin nodes. Why does it keep moving to different parts of body.

Herpes started on penis 8 years ago I get 1 a month. Moved to anus 5 years ago. Now moved to below buttocks, and red streak in groin nodes. Why does it keep moving to different parts of body.

Virus spreads: Heroes or hsv comes in type 1 ; 2. Type 1 is less virulent less spread and typically a single reoccurring blister. Type 2 more likely spreads and has several blisters. To avoid either type from spreading or infecting partner should take antiviral (valtrex (valacyclovir) or acyclovir) if having blisters more than 3 times a year should stay on the meds daily for suppression a year or two so gets immunity. ...Read more

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If my girlfriend has a cold sore on her mouth and gives me oral sex will I get herpes on my penis?

If my girlfriend has a cold sore on her mouth and gives me oral sex will I get herpes on my penis?

Yes you could: It only takes a small abrasion on your penis for the virus to enter. HSV is very contagious- best to avoid contact if she has an open lesion. ...Read more

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While in Germany I went to a Urologist who diagnosed me with genital herpes on the penis glands (Head). I was prescribed Aciclovir cream which I read shouldn't be used on glands? Is this true? As I am not seeing any improvement either.

While in Germany I went to a Urologist who diagnosed me with genital herpes on the penis glands (Head). I was prescribed Aciclovir cream which I read shouldn't be used on glands? Is this true? As I am not seeing any improvement either.

Oral Acyclovir!: Genital HSV 2 infection is best treated with oral Acyclovir 400 mg every 4 hours five times daily for 10 days to decrease viral shedding time and if treated within 48 hours of symptoms can sometimes abort the infection.
Oral Acyclovir is best used for HSV 1 mild lip infections, Oral is better for treatment of both HSV 1 and HSV 2 (Oral and Genital) ...Read more

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What does herpes on a mans penis look like?

What does herpes on a mans penis look like?

Herpes: Can look like a raised lesion or as it opens it can resemble an ulceration and even be weepy. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I have some times herpes (feverblister) on my penis and after about one week it's be good what am I doing?

Hello Dr. I have some times herpes (feverblister) on my penis and after about one week it's be good what am I doing?

Need antibiotic Rx: If you have recurrent herpes, you need periodic or chronic treatment with an antiviral antibiotic. You also need simultaneous treatment of your sexual partner so you don't keep passing it back and forth. ...Read more

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Docs, could a person get herpes from touching a penis when there is no outbreak?

Docs, could a person get herpes from touching a penis when there is no outbreak?

Possible...: Generally speaking, herpetic outbreak with visible lesions is the prime time to be contagious and infectious, but not at 100%. Remember being exposed to doesn't equate to contracting it; contracting it doesn't mean going to develop its related disease. So, life is a chnaging, adjusting dynamic process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty for survival, growth... ...Read more

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Am I at risk for herpes if he had just touched a herpes sore on his penis and then fingered be?

Am I at risk for herpes if he had just touched a herpes sore on his penis and then fingered be?

Yes, altho the risk: Is lower than it would be if you had actual vaginal intercourse. The risk is higher when your partner has sores, but it can be transmitted even when your partner doesn't have visible sores. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Hello doctor my husband have like very small herpes next to his penis we don't know what is it we don't know what we should do pleas we need you help?

Hello doctor my husband have like very small herpes next to his penis we don't know what is it we don't know what we should do pleas we need you help?

STD?: Your husband needs to see a healthcare professional. When talking about lesions of the skin (regardless of where the are) one MUST look at them. Too many possibilities to discuss here. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to have sex with an open herpes sore on your penis?

Is it harmful to have sex with an open herpes sore on your penis?

Herpes/intercourse: First of all, if know you have herpes, you should never have unprotected sex (use a condom). This applies to both genital as well as oral sex. Transmission of the herpes virus is a constant risk, even if there is not an active, open sore. So, in this sense, the harm would be transmission of the virus to your partner. Since there are various strains of the virus, you could super-infect a partner. ...Read more

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Small white dot on penis. Herpes?

Small white dot on penis. Herpes?

Probablyl not: Usually, a herpes outbreak will begin with a burning or tingling sensation of the skin, then progress to painful, blisters, usually with a base of pink or red skin beneath the blisters. The blisters usually occur in groups, (but can be singular). A single, painless white dot on penis does not sound typical of a herpes outbreak. ...Read more

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What's the difference between herpes and bumps on your penis?

Pain: Herpes are little blisters that open into small craters/ulcers and scab (a lot like chicken pox), and are painful. If this is what you have, it is very likely what you've got. See your dr / urgent care / 'std clinic' / urologist for examination, diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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If I have gential herpes, can I pass it onto someone buy sucking there penis? Herpes

If I have gential herpes, can I pass it onto someone buy sucking there penis? Herpes

With oral herpes yes: By and large genital sex is not transmitted during oral sex. Safer sex is with a condom. There is some risk of transmision if u or partner inserts fingers into vagina and then inserts fingers into mouth or plays with partner's genitals.. ...Read more

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If I have gential herpes, can I pass it onto someone buy sucking there penis? Herpes

If I have gential herpes, can I pass it onto someone buy sucking there penis? Herpes

No: If you have herpes on your genitalia only, performing oral sex on another individual should not transmit herpes simplex to their genitalia. ...Read more

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I masturbate at least 13-15 times a day but will I get like penis herpes or something will it not work anymore?

This is excessive: If you have no contact with herpes - you will not get herpes from masturbating. You may become raw from excessive friction. Spending this much time masturbating means you will likely miss out on other activities - like interactions with other people, sports, etc. ...Read more