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How Long Does Vaginal Bleeding Associated With Genital Herpes Last
Treatment with antiviral drugs can help people who are bothered by genital herpes outbreaks stay symptom-free longer. These drugs can also reduce the severity and duration of symptoms when they do flare up. Drug therapy is not a cure, but it can make living with the condition easier.
There are three major drugs commonly used to treat genital herpes symptoms: zovirax, famvir, and valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
Is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of Genital herpes has been treated?
Is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of Genital herpes had been treated?
Not usually: Although genital herpes outbreaks can certainly cause a little bleeding from the lesions, it generally is not a constant bleeding in most cases. Is this your first time with the vaginal sores? Have you had a doctor look at them and confirm genital herpes? If not you definitely need to get checked out. If it is genital herpes there are medications that can help but you need to discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Painful sexual intercourse, painful urge to urinate, bleeding, swelling, itching? Possible genital herpes outbreak?
Possibly herpes: These symptoms are quite typical for newly acquired genital herpes; too severe for an outbreak of recurrent herpes. New herpes is especially likely if at risk, e.g. new partner or partner known to have genital herpes. Severe urinary tract infection or other STD also are possible. Get care ASAP, the sooner the better both for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment if it's herpes. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: If there are not outbreaks at term ...Read more
Vaginitis: Sorry to say but I think you may have more than one problem here. A grayish vaginal discharge can come from bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, gonorrhea, chlamydia or possibly other disease. I hope u can get this checked out promptly. Remember also to always try and practice safe sex. ...Read more
What meds to take to get rid of vaginal herpes I was diagnose with genital herpes and fishy odor will it ever go away?
I've had 1 csection almost 4 years ago. I think I have genital herpes. Can I have vaginal birth without baby getting it or stick to csection?
Having a genital herpes oubreak and I am due in 4 weeks. What can I do to speed up the healing so that I can delivery vaginally instead of a c-section?
Vaginal sores: Usually herpes has associated burning pain with shallow ulcers--depressions or pits in the skin (often in crops), while a clogged gland is usually isolated, swollen and more tender to touch. Drainage and anti-biotics will relieve this while only time and anti-viral medication will help with herpes. ...Read more
Can a woman with genital herpes give birth vaginally if she does not have any symptoms? And without suppressive medication?
Here is the problem: There may still be viral shedding which could effect the baby even if she has no active lesions. ...Read more
Can a woman with genital herpes deliver a baby vaginally without medication when there is no outbreak?
I've been diagnosed with genital herpes, can me and my boyfriend have oral sex? If he has given it to me through oral sex can we still have vaginal sex?
Yes: Once you have it, you have it for life. Be tested for other stds. People who have transmitted one may have more than one. ...Read more
Does tylonol help with the vaginal pain due to bumps and or blisters or genital herpes? Will it help the burning and itching sensations?
Can a blister on the vaginal lip be caused by friction during sex or anything else besides genital herpes?
Labial ulcer: The potential for other STD lesions is present but far less common. Friction during sex would suggest you are not sufficiently lubricated and you might recognize this because of the discomfort during sex which results from lack of lubrication. Cannot, however, diagnose this without seeing it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have a white painful sore on my clitoris and smaller, itchy sores in my vaginal area. I’ve also been having flu like symptoms. Is this Genital Herpes?
Exam: It is important for you to go see your primary care physician or OB GYN as this could be a number of conditions ...Read more
I recently been diagnosed with genital herpes I have a huge open sore on my vaginal lip the doc gave me Valtrex (valacyclovir) but its not helping with the pain I ca?
Pain meds: An acute attack of herpes can be very painful, especially with an open sore. Aside from the tenderness of the sore itself, like any sore anywhere on the body, salty urine will burn and sting. Try urinating in the bath and use a blow dryer rather than toilet paper or a towel to cleanse yourself. Ask your doctor for pain meds. This will pass in about a week and Valtrex (valacyclovir) will help. ...Read more
If a mother has a history of genital herpes, what are the odds of a baby having birth defects both for c-section and vaginal birth?
Varies: Birth defects are not an issue with maternal herpes. The baby is at risk of a severe infection from the germ. The risk period begins with the opening of the bag of waters if mom is actively shedding the virus during a recognized or silent outbreak. The germ can travel into babies system & lay dormant for a while or immediately cause infection. A c-section before labor starts can avoid the risk. ...Read more
There is 1 reddish blood like bump on my vagina. I squeeze & pull it off. It bleed a little & disappear. Is that genital herpes? My hubby lick 2 day ago
Need an exam: Genital bumps and lesions are really difficult to diagnose without seeing them. Although most are benign, it's worth seeing a gynecologist to be sure that it's not herpes or some other condition. It's best to see the doctor when the lesion is most obvious, and don't pick it! ...Read more
I got a cold sore on my lip and noticed a sore on my vagina as well. Is it normal to have both outbreaks? I am diagnosed with genital herpes
Probably coincidence: Most likely it's just a coincidence that both your herpes infections have had outbreaks at the same time. However, oral herpes outbreaks often are triggered by other viral infections (hence the names cold sore, fever blister). Genital HSV2 outbreaks usually have no obvious trigger, but it could happen that something has triggered both simultaneously. ...Read more
I'm a female &have genital herpes and low risk HPV &a huge bump on my lip of vagina it smelly &stings can it be a herpe sore or warts or something els?
Yes it can: You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound exam of the uterus to determine why you are bleeding so. ...Read more
Not usual: Heavy bleeding is not typical upon starting the pill. While it is common to have some irregular or break through bleeding or is not typically heavy. Check again with your doctor to assess the uterus for any abnormalities with an ultrasound and your blood tests for clotting problems. ...Read more
Several weeks: The normal lochia lasts for several weeks. If the woman is breast feeding the bleeding may linger much longer. ...Read more
Would burning frm genital herpes last 3 months long? And would the "sores" disappear in 2 days without blistering, oozing or crusting? Or be singular?
Herpes can be quite: Deceptive, you may have outbreak and the lesion is almost imperceptible. You may feel burning in the area and no lesion visible. ...Read more
How long can recurrent genital herpes sores last max? Not sure of status but have isolated red bumps on thighs with hairs attached for week or two.
Not herpes: Recurrent herpes usually lasts 7-10 days and probably always heals within 2 weeks. Butr regardlesss of how long they last, genital herpes is not a likely cause of "isolated red bumps on thighs", and for sure isn't the cause of such problems associated with hairs. No worries about herpes. ...Read more
Usually: Usually 2 to 3 days.Get a more detailed 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
A skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more
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