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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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After new partner I've had frequent herpes prodrome symptoms but never lesions,sores,etc. Swollen groin nodes, itch, tingles, sore back. What to do?

After new partner I've had frequent herpes prodrome symptoms but never lesions,sores,etc. Swollen groin nodes, itch, tingles, sore back. What to do?

Doctor can check: If a patient sees no lesions, it is hard to guess whether or not any symptoms are from herpes. Her doctor can help, perhaps by doing blood tests for herpes antibodies. If symptoms are happening often, perhaps a trial of preventive medication can be done, if the blood antibodies are positive for herpes. The partner's antibodies should be checked too, because one can only catch herpes from a person. ...Read more

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How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

Immunity: The varying degrees of immune mechanisms which keep herpes simplex virus in check are not fully understood. We know that some people are prone to frequent outbreaks and others have none, and some, like you, get only partial symptoms. Consider yourself fortunate. ...Read more

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I've had all the prodrome symptoms of genital herpes but nothing ever happened, no sores, nothing. Could this be something else?

I've had all the prodrome symptoms of genital herpes but nothing ever happened, no sores, nothing. Could this be something else?

Several ideas: I'll assume you've actually had herpes then? So was it pain? Tingling? And you didn't mention discharge so we'll rule that out. You can have a urine test for chlamydia and gonorrhea (but the gonorrhea would def have made you have a discharge). Chlamydia on the other hand can be silent or very very mild in guys. Can't rule out herpes either..It has a broad range of how it can express. ...Read more

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Can herpes prodrome last a month?

Can herpes prodrome last a month?

Not typically: When you have a herpes outbreak, the symptoms and eventual outbreak itself usually play out over the course of a couple of weeks. If this has been going on for a month, then go get checked out to figure out what else might be going on. ...Read more

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Can i pop a prodrome herpes bump?

Can i pop a prodrome herpes bump?

Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication. In addition, daily suppressive therapy (i.e., daily use of antiviral medication) for herpes can reduce the likelihood of transmission to partners. Do not "pop" a herpes bump as you can spread the infection. ...Read more

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Could i be having prodrome for my initial herpes outbreak? I had sexual contact over 30 days ago. No fever over the last few days. Genitals tingle

Could i be having prodrome for my initial herpes outbreak?  I had sexual contact over 30 days ago. No fever over the last few days. Genitals tingle

Possible: Did your sexual partner have herpes? If so, the symptoms you now have could be related. Local pain ; itching, plus fever, headache, malaise, myalgias, and tender lymph nodes are more usual than "tingling." average incubation period after exposure is four days, but ranges from two to twelve days. See your doctor -- viral cultures can be done on any visible sores. ...Read more

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What are mild symptoms of herpes?

What are mild symptoms of herpes?

Tingling: Tingling, burning which then could progress to painful blisters and rash. Some people will have no symptoms but still have herpes. Please get checked if there is concern. ...Read more

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What are the general symptoms of herpes?

What are the general symptoms of herpes?

Mainly pain and rash: As with any viral infection, herpes (hsv) often starts with achiness, fever, headache.The skin can also hurt, itch or feel tingly before any rash is seen. After a few days, the classic rash appears - grouped blisters/vesicles on a red base. These usually are very painful. The rash lasts 7-10 days, and is contagious as long as any sores are present. Then the virus goes to sleep and can reactivate. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of herpes you might feel?

What are the early symptoms of herpes you might feel?

RASH/BLISTERS : I suppose your question is abot herpes simplex, and there are 1&2 herpes in genitalia produces a rash with vesicles, look loke blisters on the male or female genitalia but it hsv virus which causes cold sores in and around mouth and sometimes herpes simplex can cause blister like rash in other parts of body.It can be confrmed by taking a test by breaking the blister, and/or blood test for antibodi. ...Read more

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Whats the symptoms of herpes? Symptoms for minor cases

Whats the symptoms of herpes? Symptoms for minor cases

Symptoms : Symptoms may vary depending upon whether this is an initial or recurrent outbreak. However, it is possible to be infected with genital herpes and never experience symptoms. The first herpes outbreak is the usually the most severe. Symptoms tend to be more severe in women than men. The first outbreak usually occurs within a few weeks after infection and resolves within two to three weeks. The signs of an initial episode include multiple blisters in the genital area, which become painful ulcers. The areas most frequently involved include the vagina, vulva, buttocks, anus, and thighs. Other symptoms include tender, swollen lymph nodes in the groin, flu-like symptoms, such as joint pain and fever. Some people will experience headache, painful urination, or nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What are the herpes symptoms and how erly it will apear?

What are the herpes symptoms and how erly it will apear?

Herpes: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/STDFact-herpes.htm & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893 for info. ...Read more

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Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Ulcerated lesion: Typically you will see multiple open lesion on the external genitals that may be weeping and eventually crust over. These lesions are typically painful. Often times you may notice flu-like symptoms about 1-2 weeks prior to the genital lesions. ...Read more

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Stages And Symptoms Of Gential Herpes?

Stages of herpes: Herpes stages: 1. Prodrome - tingly, funny skin feeling, 2. Early redness 3. Small blisters 4. Swelling 5. Wet ulcers 6. dry crust 7. Healing scabs 8.No symptoms, but still living in you, waiting to reappear. ...Read more

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What r some signs and symptoms of having herpes?

What r some signs and symptoms of having herpes?

Which type?: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. ...Read more

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I'm losing weight. Is this one of symptoms of herpes.

I'm losing weight. Is this one of symptoms of herpes.

No really: If you are losing weight, get a complete check up. Unless you have a severe case of systemic herpes, this should not affect your weight, unless you simply are not eating. If your diet and appetite are normal, and you are losing weight, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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What would common symptoms of a child born with herpes be?

What would common symptoms of a child born with herpes be?

Hsv: Herpes simplex virus can cause an array of syptoms such as skin lesions. There is a much more virulent form which can be disseminated to the brain, liver, lungs and kidneys. Disseminatedherpes can cause encephalitis, hepatitis and coma, as well aspneumonia. ...Read more