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Pimple Vs Herpes
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
Herpes simplex: Herpetic lesions form blisters which break down into shallow ulcers that are painful and tender. ...Read more
Herpesvirus: Don't touch as you can spread it. If not sure what you have get examination. ...Read more
I don't have herpes I've been tested 3 times and 2 of the times were in the last two months I am neg for herpes but have little white dots not pimple?
It is most probabely not herpes, it may be a blocked sebacious gland or a cyst. Wash with warm water when you take a bath and if it persists see your gynecologist or family doctor
herpes infection causes painful fluid filled lesion.
If you want to be sure what it is have it checked. ...Read more
Small pimple on foreskin that was itchy for a day now it's not wondering if I have herpes or not?
Not impossible: Sounds like you should use condoms until that "pimple" either gets friends (=herpes), or goes away (=still "might" be herpes, but less likely). As "the gift that keeps on giving, " if you've got it, you will see it flare up again. Could / should / ought to get checked @ std clinic / your dr / urgent care to be sure isn't herpes and check for anything else. ...Read more
Pimple with white pus, so I popped it and now it has clear fluid inside. Is this a pimple or herpes?
I have some red almost pimple like bumps on my pubic are, what are the chances that it is herpes?
I get a little tender pimple close to my rectum on the left side sometisometimes. Does this means herpes?
What to do if I do not know if I have herpes, they look like pimples and what to do if I do not know what to do please help.?
I have a pimple like bump with a white head. It seemed to look different with in minutes after taking a shower. Could this be herpes or just a pimple?
Pimple: Where is the bump? Is it full of fluid or is it firm? Does it recur in the same place? Herpes occurs in clusters at point of contact (oral or genital) or along nerves (dermatomal). When you take a shower, you are changing your body temperature temporarily which alters the blood supply & color of the skin. Your bump is most likely an acne comedone (whitehead). Your pcp can help diagnose it better. ...Read more