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If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?

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

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Can syphilis cause genital blisters?

Can syphilis cause genital blisters?

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

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Does genitals herpes always turn into open sores after a blister?

Does genitals herpes always turn into open sores after a blister?

Not always: Not necessarily, sometimes it can turn into an open sore, while other times it will remain closed. Please continue to use protection when involving yourself with sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful genital blisters?

What is the definition or description of: Painful genital blisters?

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

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What can be done for tiny blister lumps on genitals?

What can be done for tiny blister lumps on genitals?

That depends on the: Cause. This would need to be assessed to determine accurate diagnosis & to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Does everyone who has herpes get large blisters on their genitals?

No: Additionally, asymptomatic persons can "shed" (=potentially transmit) the virus. See: http://stdtesting. Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information and links on herpes. ...Read more

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Should one assume automatically that blister near the genitals is herpes?

Should one assume automatically that blister near the genitals is herpes?

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

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Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Can be STD: Presence of bumps and blisters + pain your indicated further is suggesting herpes genitalis. Go and see your doctor for exam, std screen, correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes blisters always break open?

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

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What happens if I pop a genital herpes blister?

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

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How can I stop the pain of genital herpes blisters?

Topical anesthetic: I would try some topical anesthetics like Lidocaine gels or topical anti inflammatory medications like diclofenac gel.
Feel better. ...Read more

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Can genital herpes symptoms always include blisters?

Can genital herpes symptoms always include blisters?

Mostly: The classical symptoms are small blisters which burst and look like an ulcer. After a week the ulcer heals spontaneously because the virus moves up into nerves. Later the cycle keeps repeating ...Read more

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Could I have genital herpes even if I don't have blisters?

Yes: You can even be contagious without blisters being apparent through a phenomenon called viral shedding. ...Read more

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Why is some genital herpes blisters painful and some are not?

Why is some genital herpes blisters painful and some are not?

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

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What are the symptoms of genital herpes between blister outbreaks?

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

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How can I tell the difference between genital herpes or pilar blisters?

How can I tell the difference between genital herpes or pilar blisters?

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

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When you have genital herpes, do the blisters always hurt? What else could it be?

When you have genital herpes, do the blisters always hurt? What else could it be?

Usually mild discomf: Variable symptoms. Much more information is required for an exact definition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of genital herpes? How many blisters do you have to get at one time?

Painful blisters: Often is preceded by strange sensation followed by one or more painful blisters that rupture and then dry out and heal. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my foreskin that don't heal. Also itch quite a bit in the genital area.?

I have blisters on my foreskin that don't heal. Also itch quite a bit in the genital area.?

Blisters: Blisters on your foreskin may be due to a herpes infection -- see your primary care doctor for an evaluation and possibly a viral culture -- avoid sexual intercourse until seen! ...Read more

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What can cause blisters on only a small area of the genitals?

Herpes: Herpes looks like a cluster of blisters on red base. "dew drops on a rose petal" I was taught. I'd get it checked. Don't go blaming your current sex partner either. You could havve contracted it years and years ago and it is just now showing up. ...Read more

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Are fever blisters on genitals the same as herpes?

Yes: Both genital herpes and fever blisters or herpes labialis are caused by a herpes virus. The type of virus, location and mode of trasmission determines what type of infection one has. ...Read more

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