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Medicine For Genital Blister
If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?
Not necessarily: He will need to be examined and the blister cultured for a positive diagnosis. If you don't know you have herpes and you have no symptoms, it is less likely that he would acquire herpes virus from you. Also, it generally takes about a week after sexual contact to have herpes lesion appear. ...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
I have genital herpes and I have zovirax (acyclovir) ointment. And when I put it on. It slides off. Is my blisters still getting the medicine it needs?
Usually not: The sexually transmitted disease that usually shows as blisters is herpes. Syphilis usually causes an ulcer, gonorrhea causes a discharge/painful urination. However, all STD"s can be silent and have no symptoms. All can have various presentations. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for all of them and for pregnancy. STD's run in bad company, and you can get more than 1 at a time. ...Read more
It could be...: ...defined as some tiny transparent cysts of variable diameters usually with tender/painful reddish base, which is commonly related with herpetic skin infection or drug eruption, and is surely advised to be timely evaluated so to identify its potential cause for right reasonable care. ...Read more
Warm compress: Can help it resolve. Don't use really hot water as it's clearly a sensitive area. ...Read more
That depends on the: Cause. This would need to be assessed to determine accurate diagnosis & to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
Good chance: 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
I have the three small open circular blister like wounds right above my genitals on my groin area. They are painful have a white center to them.?
Infection: This is an infection, possibly sexually transmitted. I'd seek attention and avoid contact with others til resolved. ...Read more
Yes: Genital herpes usually causes blisters on the vulva (around the vaginal opening).They will break open & form ulcers. Usually the infection goes to the uterine cervix (neck of the womb)causing cervicitis. Sometimes infection goes to the urethra (urine channel) causing urethitis with painful urination. ...Read more
Herpes: If you discover that you have a fever blister, do not pop it. It is highly contagious and is easily spread through touch, especially kissing. Do not share utensils, glasses, food. Throw away your toothbrush, wash sheets and clothes and frequently wash your hands. Fever blisters can be spread to other parts of the body as well, so try to avoid contact until the blister is gone. ...Read more
I would try some topical anesthetics like Lidocaine gels or topical anti inflammatory medications like diclofenac gel.
Feel better. ...Read more
Yes: You can even be contagious without blisters being apparent through a phenomenon called viral shedding. ...Read more
Skin nerves: The blisters hurt because they expose some of the tiny nerves in the skin. Some areas of the skin has more, or less, nerves than others. Also, some blisters have different depths than others. ...Read more
NONE: But we know that the virus is present occasionally between attacks. Thus you may be contagious when there are no symptoms. In fact most transmission occurs from a person who does not know she carries the virus or from a known infected person during a time with no symptoms. Antiviral meds reduce the risk of infecting another person but are not 100% effective. ...Read more
HSV and pilar cysts: The difference is that HSV blisters are painful, located on the skin and will be present during the outbreak and then the blisters will disappear completely once the outbreak has resolved. Pilar cysts are firm, slow growing subcutaneous nodules that do not spontaneously disappear. They are painless, unless they become infected and are most commonly located on the scalp ...Read more
Usually mild discomf: Variable symptoms. Much more information is required for an exact definition. ...Read more
It appears. ..: It appears clear to cloudy in color and watery. ...Read more
Clear: When the herpetic lesions burst there will be a clear fluid released. ...Read more
Possibly: Needs evaluation for appropriate diagnosis.Get a more detailed answer ›