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Doctor insights on: Pictures Of Herpes On The Arm

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Pictures of herpes on inninn leg?

Pictures of herpes on inninn leg?

Herpes looks like:: Herpes is usually a cluster of blisters that then become raw open ulcerations of the tissue that is sore. It is very easy to google image this and find common pictures of what herpes looks like. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

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


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What should I do when herpes in my arm burns?

What should I do when herpes in my arm burns?

Ice for the pain: If the herpes infection is gone and this is just the residual pain and burning after shingles, then applying an ice pack tends to give some relief. Sarna lotion may also help, and topical Lidocaine can be soothing as well. There are also stronger prescription medications that can help too. If there is an active herpes infection, then that should be treated with anti-viral meds asap. ...Read more

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What causes you to get herpes on your arm?

What causes you to get herpes on your arm?

Lesion/virus contact: Herpes usually will not thrive on the skin of the arm, but if that is the case, there was some direct contact with either another person's herpes lesion or self inoculation by failing to wash your hands. ...Read more

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How do I treat herpes on my arms?

How do I treat herpes on my arms?

Herpes: The only effective way to treat herpes is to see your doctor for a prescription for antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can a person have herpes outbreak on their arm?

Can a person have herpes outbreak on their arm?

Yes: Herpes can infect virtually anywhere on the surface of the body. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a rash on my arm could be herpes?

Possible: Sure, it's possible, but it's impossible for me to say based on the information provided. Herpes would give you small blisters (and later shallow ulcers) on top of red skin. ...Read more

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I have a round bumpy rash on my arm..Could this be herpes?

Herpes simplex: Not likely. But without seeing this and having more history impossible to exclude possibility. See a doctor and have them examine this. ...Read more

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I am in the medical field and contacted herpes type 2 on my arm. How can I treat it? How cautious should I be?

I am in the medical field and contacted herpes type 2 on my arm. How can I treat it? How cautious should I be?

Valtrex (valacyclovir): Also zovirax (acyclovir), (acyclovir) Acyclovir and topical zovirax (acyclovir) ointment can be used to treat herpes. It decreases symptoms and shedding time of the virus but is not a cure. Contagion is a critical issue if you work with newborns or people who are immune compromised. In healthy individuals it is highly unlikely to be contracted without intimate contact or without direct contact to mucous membrane or broken skin. ...Read more

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Can I treat herpes on my arm with lip herpes medication?

 Can I treat herpes on my arm with lip herpes medication?

Possible: Yes, you can treat herpes on your arm with herpes lip medication. It will only work, though, if it is really herpes on your arm. ...Read more

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I have herpes lesions on right side chest, arm pit, and back. Never a cold sore. What type of herpes is this?

Herpes zoster: Your chosen topic tags show you already know about herpes zoster (shingles). Almost certainly that's what you have. I hope you are on treatment with valacyclovir or similar drug, sometimes accompanied by prednisone or other steroid drug. ...Read more

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My baby has fluid blisters on his arm and then also on his face appearing just today. Could it look like herpes and be something else?

My baby has fluid blisters on his arm and then also on his face appearing just today. Could it look like herpes and be something else?

Rash: Rashes are so difficult to diagnose, without looking at them. Also, I don't know your baby's age. If baby is a newborn, he/she would more than likely be deathly sick with herpes. With older children, there are many rashes, like this. If itchy, it could be poison ivy. Chicken pox, also itchy, if baby has not been immunized against it. Herpes is very painful, and usually is not widespread, like thi. ...Read more

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I have clusters of bumps on the underside of my penis and sack and pubic area. I don't know if it is herpes or warts. I have pictures as well.

I have clusters of bumps on the underside of my penis and sack and pubic area. I don't know if it is herpes or warts. I have pictures as well.

See answer: Most common causes of multiple bumps on the genital are include: 1) fordyce spots which are prominent sebaceous and consist of small elevated papules or flat spots which are yellow-white in color; 2) molluscum contagiosum which is a viral infection with 1-5mm bumps, flesh-colored, dome-shaped, and pearly in appearance with a dimpled center; and 3) genital warts (hpv). Compare pics of these 3. ...Read more

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Inner fold of my vagina has bumps. No puss.Appeared a few days after shaving. Could it be irritation? Doesn't look like pictures of herpes i've seen

Inner fold of my vagina has bumps. No puss.Appeared a few days after shaving. Could it be irritation? Doesn't look like pictures of herpes i've seen

Needs examination: We can not say what exactly it is without examnation.It may be due to shaving but get it checked by your doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Burning in upper chest, neck, and into arms for over a week. Is this a symptom of herpes?

Burning in upper chest, neck, and into arms for over a week.  Is this a symptom of herpes?

Explanation : Burning sensation can be caused by herpes. But, my opinion, that this is something else because your area of burning are large, and you need evaluation by doctor. And herpes will be visible within one week. ...Read more