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Shingles In Vagina Lip
Are canker sores inside mouth (gums, inner cheek) a form of HSV 1? Never had any blister-like cold sores outside on/around lips.
Canker sores?: Canker sores are ulcers of unknown origin. They may result from stress, citrus foods, irritation or trauma. They usually occur on the inside of the mouth and the tongue. Aphthous stomatitis (cold sores or fever blisters) are caused by the hsv-1 virus. They usually occur in clusters on the outside of the lips. Check with your dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment for pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Have a bump on vulva w hair in it. Rest of Bumps are in inner labia and inside vsgina. Herpes or yeast infection? Gyno looked said herpes.
Probably herpes: Association of lesions with hairs is atypical for herpes, but your gyn's opinion on examination is more important. Were you tested for herpes and yeast? If herpes is suspected, you should have been started on treatment immediately with oral valacylovir or acyclovir. Waiting for a test result may be too long for it to help much, and the drugs are harmless. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Caught genital herpes, labia in 6/2013. Painful month for me. Since then no outbreak. Now, 2/2014. I'm getting outbreak around the anus area.Why?
Lower the stress: You will have the genital herpes for life. Accept this fate. You can reduce of eliminate recurrences of the skin blisters significantly by lowering your personal stress level. Look for a stress-free life-style. It may require anti-anxiety medications or anti-depressants. You have my sympathies. ...Read more
How long do prodromal symtpoms of herpes first outbreak lastburning/tingling in thigh vagina anus abdomen x 9 days. Is herpes? Will blisters happen?
I would go : In. The distribution of pain is wide fore genital herpes. The prodrome in a first episode is usually a viral type illness, then breakout. One would expect lesions after 9 days but it can be tricky in that there are times when it causes pain without blisters. If that is what u have i would b suprised? Gd luck. ...Read more
Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?
Can the lady get herpes from the public toilets? Any red itchy bloody pimples in vagina means herpes?
Poor public toilets: Poor public toilets get 'blamed: for everything from Herpes to STD's. None of those cases are true. Most women squat in public toilets and "touch nothing" to avoid even in the "appearance of contact with the seat" The itchy bloody "pimples" need to be assessed by a MD to determine exactly what it is and if needed treat it properly. ...Read more
Bumpy rash on inner thigh near vagina? Not inside of my vagina or lips and I'm pregnant. Possible causes? Chafed skin from shaving? First time w/ this
HPV: is probably the most common cause of small bumps on the labia. You should get these checked by a gyn - it could be nothing to worry about or it could be something that you could give to someone else during sexual contact. Be Safe! ...Read more
Cluster of small, somewhat red raised bumps, not itchy, on upper thigh. Is this genital herpes? Never been sexually active, had cold sores in the past
Not herpes : You cannot have genital herpes if you never had sex; genital herpes is unlikely to first show up as a rash on the thigh; and your description doesn't sound like HSV. This definitely is not genital herpes, and also not HSV1 from your oral infection. If the rash continues to bother you or doesn't clear up, see a doctor for professional diagnosis. ...Read more
I have the herpes zoster virus. The outbreak always occurs under my left eye. Can the outbreak come out in another area of my body?
Yes: The virus is in your nerves and can break out in any nerve, but it typically affects the same nerve when it recurs. In your case, the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve is the nerve involved. You should get the herpes zoster vaccination, if you have not had it already. If you have had more than 2 outbreaks in 6 months, you should be on prophylactic Valtrex (valacyclovir) or famvir. ...Read more
My Cousin is experiencing genital pain, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quality: in the scrotum or testicles) and genital sores.
Probably herpes: By far the most common cause of painful genital sores is herpes. Your friend should see a doctor experienced in STDs -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis, and treatment must be started ASAP in order to be most effective. In Japan, most STD experts are urologists. Good luck to your friend! ...Read more
Sores on inner labia resulted in herpes diagnosis but bloods, swab negative. They're back. My skin has never scabbed or oozed. Is it herpes?
Could be: Early infections are sometimes missed in the blood. It is because we look for antibodies that have yet to form. The swab tests have gotten better but there was a high false negative rate. A serum hsv 1&2 igg may reveal your diagnosis now as opposed to when it first evolved. Good luck, maybe it'll be negative but it sure sounds like what you have. ...Read more
Cluster of white bumps on inside lower lip, ear pain, fever, headache, slight congestion, scabs on lower lip close to the opening. Is this herpes?
Heavy discharge, buring of inner vagina lips, peeling of skin outter vagina close to anus, painful no STD doctors keep suggestin herpes but test neg?
I recently had Shingles, now I am getting cold sores on both my lips and now I have a rash in my vaginal area, what is wrong with me?
Stressed host : Not sure I have the answer, but it sounds as though your body's defenses may be compromised, perhaps by the stress of your recent bout with shingles. Cold sore outbreaks are often related to stress, whether physical or emotional. The genital area rash may or may not be related. Suggest you see you doctor for examination. ...Read more
Have shingles - can you get it on the top of your vagina I have a few itchy, painful spots is there a home remedy terrified to undress in doc office?
Maybe not shingles: You assume it's shingles. Some diseases resemble that. It would be rare to have shingle in a limited pubic area. You can take a friend or relative to be with you in the exam room when you see the doctor to make it less frightening for you. There is no home remedy for an I diagnosed disorder. ...Read more
Heredity: Vaginal lips vary from a pinkish color to a darkish brown in white persons and of course are much darker brown in pigmented races. This is a function of heredity and development. You cannot change this. ...Read more
Discoloration: It is quite common for the labia and the area right around the opening of the vagina to be more darkly colored than the surrounding skin. Depending on your ethnicity, the color can range from light pink to dark brown or purple. The color can also change as you age. Therefore, unless you have other symptoms this is probably just your normal variant. ...Read more
Vulvar Bumps: The vulvar skin and other hairy area of your body suffer similar conditions. Acne, psoriasis, clogged hair follicles and glands can cause trouble in your genital area. These are not caused by sexual activity. Hormonal changes, hygiene practices , allergies and genetics can all be causing the changes. Consult with you gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Description : The vulva collectively is the female genital organs and the vaginal "lips" are composed of the inner labia minora ; the other labia majora. The photo above shows the anatomical components. ...Read more
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster), occurring in people who have had chicken pox some time in their past. ...Read more