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Mild Herpes Symptoms In Men
What is genital herpes? Does it occur in both men and women? If so, what are the symptoms in both cases?
Herpes is an STD: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection, that occurs in both men and women. Many people who have it don't know they have it because they may have few to absent symptoms. Symptoms are different for different people, but many people describe a tingling, burning, or itchy sensation with or without little blisters. Symptoms can be very mild or very severe. It is a very common virus. ...Read more
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
My boyfriend has a sore on his penis and got tested for herpes does that men's he gave it to me.? I have no symptoms
If you had sex: If he has been diagnosed with herpes simplex and the tests are positive and you had sex while he was infected with active lesions, than there is a good chance that you may be infected, you can try valacyclovir 1gm three times a day for 14 days or Acyclovir 800 mgm 5times a day for 14 days to suppress the virus.Talk to your doctor but get the result of his test asap. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex in the genital area may cause no symptoms in some people. In others, a few weeks after being exposed to herpes a person may develop fever, muscle aches ; pains, headache ; swelling of groin lymph nodes. The lesions may be preceded several days by itching ;/or pain. They start as red bumps which then develop into blisters. When the blisters break open they ooze fluid or bleed. ...Read more
Mild urethra pain for 2 wks. Doxycyline=no effect. Tested neg for chlamyd & gonorhea. Negative herpes swab. Mild symptoms remain. Safe to have sex?
What STDs other than herpes would appear like pimples on your face but have no other symptoms? Thank you doc. Your the man
Unlikely: I think you are asking about oral sex. When herpes is transmitted in this fashion it usually produces a classic rash with blister-like lesions which break down and form small very painful shallow ulcers. This may be accompanied by fever, malaise, etc., but it sounds like you may have a cold. Depending on the type of oral sex HIV can reach the tonsils if ejaculate hits the throat. ...Read more
Can u have genital herpes symptoms with no active sore. Have mild constant burning, GYN said everything looked normal. Maybe bubble bath irritated me?
Sex on SUN, If 6 days later I got itch in genital area & stomach pain for 3-5 days, wud herpes show with blisters or could I just have mild symptoms?
Herpes: The typical presentation of Herpes due to sexual contact would present with blisters within about 72 hours after direct genital contact. There are many other STDs that you can contract, however, with unprotected sex, aside from just Herpes. If you are having symptoms, even without the blisters, it is best to get tested. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ulcers!: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area. Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. Culture of lesion diagnostic. ...Read more
Unlikely: The main extragenital complications of gential herpes simplex infection include hsv meningitis and proctitits. I don't know of any occurrences of hsv orchitis in men or involvement of the seminal vesicles, bulbourethrals, or prostate, which may affect male fertility. Similarly, female fertility is unlikely to be affected by hsv alone. The main concern is vertical transmission during pregnancy. ...Read more
I have to kiss two men in a play, and I am worried about possible herpes. Neither have sores at the moment, but recently my bottom lip has felt weird?
Very low risk: This could be a risk if you haven't had oral herpes. (If you have, you're highly resistant to a new infection with HSV1.) But the risk is very low if neither of your fellow actors has a cold sore. I would guess that without a visible outbreak, less than one kiss in 10, 000 leads to herpes. "Felt weird" isn't a herpes symptom. If no visible sores on their lips, you shouldn't worry. Break a leg! ...Read more
How accurate is 12 weeks negative stds blood test after exposure with unknown status men? HIV Elisa, rpr, hbsag, hcv, herpes. Can I stop worrying
No more exposures?: If a woman is a worrier, she will worry until she stops exposing herself. So, at this time she can stop worrying and stop exposing herself. If she decides to expose herself again, she will worry again. It's a choice to expose or not to expose; thus, the worrying is her own consequence within her control. ...Read more
Herpes Symptoms: The virus starts to multiply when it gets into the skin cells. The skin becomes red and sensitive, and soon afterward, one or more blisters or bumps appear. The blisters first open, scab over, and then heal as new skin tissue forms. During a first outbreak, the area is usually painful and may itch, burn or tingle. Flu-like symptoms are also common: swollen glands, headache, muscle aches, fever. ...Read more
HERPES SYMPTOMS: I am assuming you mean herpes simplex commonly known as cold sores. Symptoms are itching and burning, blisters located mainly on the lips and face, also on the genital areas. Occasionally on the fingers, buttocks, and other areas of the skin. Highly contagious. Caused by viruses. ...Read more
Variable: Genital herpes can cause the typical ulcers or sore but it may also present in other ways such as burning with urination, itching without discharge, vaginal irritation with mild spotting. Your doctor can do some very sensitive tests to check whether the symptoms you have are due to herpes. Check the cdc. Gov website for more information on herpes and other stis. ...Read more
Depends on type!: If referring to hsv1 or hsv2 or even varicella zoster virus (hhv3) will cause a rash. All three can cause either or both pain and itching. Fever, malaise can be present as well- but not everyone gets all of these at once. A visit to your doctor is most appropriate if you think you have herpes. ...Read more
Mainly pain and rash: As with any viral infection, herpes (hsv) often starts with achiness, fever, headache.The skin can also hurt, itch or feel tingly before any rash is seen. After a few days, the classic rash appears - grouped blisters/vesicles on a red base. These usually are very painful. The rash lasts 7-10 days, and is contagious as long as any sores are present. Then the virus goes to sleep and can reactivate. ...Read more