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Herpes Rash Without Blisters
Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?
Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more
If area is not a moist area such as outer upper lip does a herpes rash or blister leave a scab after leaking fluid?
Yes: It is possible that can leave a scab after fluid is released. ...Read more
Yes: Among other things. Get it looked at please. ...Read more
Like tea tree or lemon balm oils can speed healing and relief. Homeopathic rhus box can also help. I have had great success with
a chinese herbaceutical called schmoove.
(ww. Franzcenter. Com is one place to see it)
aloe may offer some relief as can topical zovirax (acyclovir) (a prescription form your doc). ...Read more
Lip blisters: It can be caused by excess heat such as food or the sun. If it persists I would have it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more
Have I got the herpes simplex virus or something else if pain only the first time I saw blisters down there?
Possibly: From your brief description it most likely is herpes. Other causes could be irritation from shaving or waxing, "diaper rash" type irriation, pimples, or other vaginal lesions. Observation by your physician should be as soon as possible so he can diagnose and treat the problem asap. ...Read more
Your doctor can: Prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more
Cold sores - HSV1: Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased practices of oral sex compared with decades ago (i.e. the 1950s). You will note STRESS causes these to come out (for example after a fever from another illness), so best to keep stress levels to an absolute minimum. These are infectious to others BTW ...Read more
What ithe different between staphylococcus and herpes simplex virus? Both also will have blister?
What are the chances to transmit herpes simplex type 2 if I don't ejaculate and have no blisters or symptoms? Without condom!
How long does the herpes simplex virus (1) last on a finger. -if one touched a present oral blister that hasn't yet opened, then touched another area?
It's not as bad as it sounds. The first episode is the worst. Recurrences become less and less symptomatic, and less frequent until finally it stops. There is usually an interval of months, or years between attacks.
Are you a health care worker?
It can defiinitely be transmitted to other areas but for some reason isn't commonly. Good Idea to cover it while you have it with a band aid. ...Read more
The herpes family of viruses are very common. Some people will get outbreaks, others who are exposed may never have an outbreak, and only with a blood test will find out they were ever exposed.
For those who have outbreaks, they can release the virus before a sore is present, either oral or genital sores. ...Read more
Over 2 months ago I had sex with someone who was diagnosed with herpes simplex 2. No blisters, but a week later slight fever. No outbreak used condom.
Different animals...: Canker sores aren't to be confused with cold sores (which result from herpes virus). Canker sores are not viral, and they are not infectious - they are similar to other immune type reactions, such as dermatitis, etc, and are frequently related to stress (local or systemic). The lesion on your lip would more likely be a cold sore, and your tongue is a more typical place to get a canker sore. ...Read more
Yes: It will because it's inflammatory. This makes the skin pink and red. ...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
I have herpes zoster, the doctor gave me the antiviral, and other medicines, what are the signs of the blisters and the rashes are getting better?
A week to 10 days: The rash should be completely dry in 7 to 10 days. If persists or new vessicles appear then it would be concerning. Sometimes they can start looking worse before they better. ...Read more
My doctor said I have herpes zoster. After taking tablets and applying cream, blisters and other red rashes continue to form along my jawline. Help! ?
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