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How can I tell if I have herpes by looking?

How can I tell if I have herpes by looking?

Loos like lesions or: Sores but other conditions can look tehesame so do not self diagnose see your gyn ! your gyn can look and do a culture and blood work. ...Read more

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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How can i tell if i have herpes or just chapped lips?

How can i tell if i have herpes or just chapped lips?

Appearance : Herpes often appears as a sore or sores at the edge of the lip. Chopping is rough, flaky skin of the lips or face which responds quickly to soothing balms. If you require further consultation, schedule an inbox consult with me at www.healthtap.com/dr-douglasdds and I will try to help. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have herpes or a canker sore on my tongue?

How can I tell if I have herpes or a canker sore on my tongue?

See MD or DDS: While I can tell you the basic differences between the two and you can Google if for further information as well as photos, ONLY by seeing a trained health care professional, whether it's a physician or a dentist can you be sure. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have oral herpes?

How can I tell if I have oral herpes?

HSV-1: It is extremely common to have the virus that causes oral herpes/cold sores/"fever blisters". Typically they are an annoyance that flare up periodically for 1-2 weeks on the lips. If it is a first episode it can be much worse and can involve the mouth too. I would see your primary doctor about this. If you get recurrent flares they may provide a prescription to take at the onset of sores. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have facial herpes or acne?

How can I tell if I have facial herpes or acne?

Very different : These are very different disease entities and tend to have discrete differences in presentation. While herpes tends to present with very small fluid filled vessicles (tiny blister like lesions), acne tends to present with larger pus-filled lesions in the deeper layers of the dermis. However, i would recommend seeing a dermatologist to be sure. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have genital herpes or chancroid?

How can I tell if I have genital herpes or chancroid?

You cannot: See a doctor. They will be able to differentiate. ...Read more

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How can I tell my partner that I have herpes?

With care: Just as with any other sensitive subject, broach the topic in a private, controlled situation. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have scabie or herpes?

How can I tell if I have scabie or herpes?

Scabies vs Herpes?: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia.Herpes lesions are often found on the lips, skin around mouth, nose, chin, mouth, cheeks, ; even eye. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have have vaginal herpes?

How can I tell if I have have vaginal herpes?

Be seen: Both blood tests and lesional tests are needed to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can you tell if I have herpes?

How can you tell if I have herpes?

Get tested: Hsv2 has variable length asymptomatic periods, so short of noticing an outbreak, best way is to get tested. See: http://stdtesting.Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information and helpful links. ...Read more