Doctor insights on:
Herpes Single Sore
Uncertain: A cold sore is a lesion w blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril & sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain & itching. It is teaming w Herpes Simplex virus. These are most often associated w Herpes Simplex Virus1. The lesions are often found on lips, skin around mouth, nose, chin, mouth, cheeks, & even eye. Cold sores usually resolve in 7 to 10 days when no intervention is used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: A lesion does not need to be present for viral shedding to occur. ...Read more
Can herpes 1 present as one kind of sore, go away, and reemerge years later as another kind of sore?
Is it possible that one sore could be herpes and won't grow another one? Can you have it after 7 months of exposure?
Herpes and syphilis: Sexually transmitted diseases are no fun. Therefore docs always recc prevention. Talk to your partner too- it can go along way. Herpes is usually multiple blisters and v painful. Syphilis on the other hand can come up as one sore only that ulcerates and may not be painful. There are other STDs but they are less common. I think you should see a doc and get this treated. ...Read more
Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Herpes simplex virus is a common cause of cold sores. Realize that there are several "varieties" of herpes viruses. The kind that cause cold sores are very common. They are contagious, so avoid kissing/intimate contact, sharing cups or utensils while you have one. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can a single bump be herpes?
- Single herpes blister
- Herpes single pimple
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Does herpes appear as a single bump?
- Does single painful blister sound like genital herpes?
- Hibiclens on geenital herpes sore
- Cold sore or herpes on the lip
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free