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How To Dry Up Herpes Blisters
I have herpes zoster, my blisters are starting to dry but it's also starting to turn into pus, is that okay?
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
I have herpes zoster, my blisters are starting to dry up but popped by itselves during sleep, what should I do?
Herpes Zoster: This is how shingles ages as it heals. The blisters lose their top layer and become raw and painful sores. I hope you are on medicine to help you heal faster. Shingles can be quite the painful experience. ...Read more
Red patch on vulva, feels dry. No pain, no pus or blister. Feels irritated. Had feeling last year near same area test showed no herpes. What is it?
See answer: The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems which are highly treatable, but the treatment depends on the specific cause. Local irritants and allergens, of which there are many, are most common cause of vulvar dermatitis. Vulvar eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, and lichen sclerosis are specific dermatitis types that can cause red patch. Topical steroids most common rx. Recommend gyne exam. ...Read more
Hi, there is a small white piece of skin, almost resembling a blister, but not quite on the bottom section of my virginal area. It's not herpes. As I was tested. I recently had sex, and it was dry. After which I noticed it. The sore reassembles a flat dry
How long does the first stage of genital herpes last? Because I have had a dry red patch on my scrotum for a week now with no signs of blisters.
Blistering occurs: Quickly. Doesn't sound herpetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 21 years old I kissed 2 girls 3 weeks ago I felt a lip tingle 2 later I have no blisters just dry lips and an inside lump is this herpes?
Cut myself shaving on mons pubis, bled profusely, & resulted in a sore. Do herpes sores bleed? No blister, sore was only "open" for a night, tweezed a few hairs out of it it, now it is dry and pink and looks almost like razor burn, just bigger.
My daughter had a blister (herpes zoster oticus) break out on right ear june 9th. Now she had one appear on left ear july 9th. Why the breakout on opposite ears one month apart. It has dried up and she is back on liquid acyclovir for 5 days. Will t
See a dermatologist: At least one, probably both diagnoses are wrong. ...Read more
Herpes? 3 doct see it and told it was fungal infection, its itchy, dry, whites spots, red flat little spots, around genital, no painful, or blister?
Herpes: Herpetic infections are usually quite tender and painful and begin with blister-like lesions that break down and ulcerate. Sounds like your doctor is correct, but without seeing and examining you there is no way to be sure. ...Read more
You can, but don't.: Generally these will open and create a small ulcerated area on the skin by themselves. If you squeeze or open them in an unsterile fashion they have a chance of becoming secondarily infected, and although I hate driving business away, you don't need added problems. ...Read more
See MD or Dentist: You can look at the pictures posted her about the variuos forms of herpes I and ii as well as other on-line searches and compare what you have but the only way to be sure is to have a professional evaluated it. Both hsv I & ii sores will look different at different phases in the sore from onset to resolution & a professional will know all the possible appreances. ...Read more
Up to you: Its not essential that you treat an out break. As you know the medicine will not cure the infection. It could shorten the duration of symptoms though. ...Read more
Yes: Yes usually they will cause some discomfort. ...Read more
Yes: Most of us, at least my generation contracted herpes simplex one from our family. Mom kisses baby and so forth. Unintentional as they did not know in the 40's- 60's for instance. It lives in the nerve ganglia forever. They tend to erupt during bouts of tiredness and at least for me excessive sun. Same place all the time. There are drugs to keep it from erupting. You can also get them intra orally. ...Read more
Needs examination: Individual diagnosis is not possible in this forum, but is available on HealthTap Prime. A good quality picture would be needed for evaluation on HealthTap Prime, however. Some physicians perform a type of culture on blisters; this of course could not be done by us. ...Read more
I have blisters but very small. I do not think its herpes. I tried to pick them. They keep recurring. I do not know what they are.
Sounds like herpes: The only way in which you can get a definitive diagnosis is to have a doctor look at these, possibly a dermatologist. Without being able to see them and ask questions it would only be a guess. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have never been with anyone and neither has my boyfriend but now I've blisters and I think it's herpes Can u get it from someone who doesn't have it?
If you itch from shaving and scratch the inside of your bahina all the time can you cause a blister! And I got tested for herpes twice& it's alway neg?
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