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Can recoveron n cream help to heal hsv-2 sores in genital area?

Can recoveron n cream help to heal hsv-2 sores in genital area?

Herpes simplex: Axesamic acid and neomycin in this cream is not likely to allerate healing of hsv lesions. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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My doc prescribed me Ketoconazole 2% shampoo for folliculitis & sores on genital area , do I still use regular soap afterwards? How do I use it?

My doc prescribed me Ketoconazole 2% shampoo for  folliculitis & sores on genital area , do I still use regular soap afterwards? How do I use it?

See a dermatologist: If you use ketoconazole shampoo all over, you do not need another cleanser. Your polypharmacy suggests that your DR is using a "shotgun" approach to therapy and may not feel confident of her diagnoses. Ketoconazole shampoo is safe, cheap, easy to use. Might as well use it in shower every day. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to spread type 1 herpes (cold sores) to the genital area?

Are there any ways to spread type 1 herpes (cold sores) to the genital area?

Yes: You can also spread type 2 (genital herpes) to the mouth - even without active sores. In either case, the gential lesions are more painful than the oral lesions which tend to be more annoying. Both are treatable but not curable. Your dentist or md can give meds to prevent, control or lesson the discomfort depending on where the lesions are. Avoiding stress seems to lessen the frequency of outbreak. ...Read more

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Are genital herpes sores like canker sores on the genital area?

Are genital herpes sores like canker sores on the genital area?

Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus that causes cold sores or fever blisters in your mouth: hsv1. Canker sores are small ulcers on your tongue or the lining of your cheeks that are probably autoimmune in origin. We don't think cankers are of viral origin because they're not contagious. ...Read more

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At health clinic, they said it's not an STD to use antibacterial soap, still been getting these blister-like sores on my genital area, what to do?

At health clinic, they said it's not an STD to use antibacterial soap, still been getting these blister-like sores on my genital area, what to do?

Herpes simplex: There are relatively few eruptions in the genital area that form blisters. This sounds like herpes genitalis and the best thing to do is to see a gynecologist. Don't know who you saw at health clinic, but you need another opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

No: They need to be checked by physician. Rush is not indication of aids, HIV testing is nessasary to rule out or confirm aids. ...Read more

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