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Herpes On Stomach Rash
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
I have a small rash on my stomach directly above my waist line. It is very itchy and appeared out of nowhere a few days ago. Could it be herpes?
Sounds like INSECT bites.....(multiple such as those made by spiders or mites.....
Just a thought...
Hope it helps!
BTW an OTC Steroid Cream (CORTISONE CREAM OTC) may help! ...Read more
Hey? Am having a rash all over my stomache and it's itchy. Little red bumps can it be herpes? Only my stomach
Unlikely: Herpes usually affects a small patch of skin, not a large area (like your entire abdomen). There is usually a raised reddish area with a cluster of tiny fluid-filled blisters. They may itch, but usually there is tenderness over the skin even before the bumps appear and there is more pain or irritation than itching. The bumps open up and become tiny scabs as they heal. See a derm if it persists. ...Read more
Had unprotected oral with a guy and a girl. Now white tongue. Sores in mouth Itchy rash, chills, stomach bloating gas, lose of appetite. Herpes Hiv?
Unusual: Herpes simplex is usually seen on the surface of mucous membranes or surrounding tissue. It produces "cold sores" and genital lesions. What I suspect is that you may be seeing herpes zoster on the abdominal wall or back. Usually this will be confined to one side and affect only the area of skin served by one nerve root. This is the virus that causes chickenpox & reactivates to shingles later. ...Read more
Sure, water is OK: The temperature is the key. Your skin will react to water if the temperature is too cold or too hot, which could lead to more pain and obvious discomfort. Room temperature water can help ease the painful, uncomfortable skin of shingles. Make sure to wash your towels after the use. Be well. ...Read more
Can't tell: Before the 1970s there was a fairly well-defined division of hsv 1 above the waist, hsv 2 below. For the most part, it's still true with about 80% hsv 1 being above the waist. The only way to tell is to culture the lesion when it is active. Interestingly, herpes zoster is sometimes difficult to differentiate from herpes simplex if it is not a complete dermatomal (linear) eruption. See your derm. ...Read more
Yes: It will because it's inflammatory. This makes the skin pink and red. ...Read more
Just found out that am having Herpes Type 1 and started medication.but why is my body feeling hot within the chest, stomach and back? Please reply
I recently took the herpies test it came back negative I'm not in excruciating pain my question is can you get herpes on the side of your stomach?
Have rash checked: Herpes Zoster or shingles is characterized by inflammation and swelling of the covering of a nerve shaft or fiber. The skin over the path of the affected nerve frequently becomes inflammed and painful and frequentlly bubly lesions develop along the course of the nerve. This can be over any area of the body including the side of the abdomen. It would be wise to have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Someone at my work has herpes, I have stomach aces, and headaches it started today, if he spat in my food could I get it if he had an in mouthoutbreak?
Anything's possible: Anything's possible but one thing is certain--stay away from a co-worker who spits in your food! ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with herpes and have vesicles on my stomach. I also have a 3-month-old. How do I prevent transmission to him.?
Herpes: Avoid contact and talk to your doctor and your pediatrician right away. ...Read more
Small rashes at the tip of my penis. Doesn't hurt or burn. No contact as it was protected sex. Is there still a high chance of contracting herpes?
No: Not by your description of events but still get it checked as condoms are not fool proof ...Read more
8 classes of herpes: Well... Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes... And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more
Usually: Usually, unless they are in moist areas that don't allow a definite scab. Please make sure those lesions have healed well before you think you are not contagious! ...Read more
9 days ago I had protected sex and unprotected oral. I just noticed an area of two red line-like rashes on my underwear line next to testes. Herpes?
Here are some...: The described features and location of rashes hint low odd to be herpes, instead more likely to be heat rash in the form of intertrigo related with early skin fungal infection, which may be treated with anti-fungal cream with cream, but key point of care is still keeping the area less warm & moist as well as good general health with quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession. ...Read more
If someone has herpes rashes on one part of penis during first outbreak, can it cause second outbreak elsewhere on penis? If maintain proper hygiene
Hygiene not an issue: It will come in same place each time. It does not spread once it is established. ...Read more