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Symptoms Of Genital Herpes In Women
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
Ulcers: That might not be visible so have it checked. ...Read more
Need specific details for symptoms of genital herpes on a woman. I am young and afraid to tell my doctor. Please help, very worried. ?
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
Can a woman with genital herpes give birth vaginally if she does not have any symptoms? And without suppressive medication?
Here is the problem: There may still be viral shedding which could effect the baby even if she has no active lesions. ...Read more
What are the chances of a pregnant woman with genital herpes passing the virus on to newborn if she does not have symptoms? Should she be worried?
Manageable risks: If a mother delivers vaginally with her first genital outbreak, there is ~30% risk the baby could get it and have a terrible illness. If a recurrent outbreak, this drops to ~4% but suppression of outbreaks or c-section delivery before the membranes are open 4 hours can cancel the risk. Rarely, some women shed herpes without an outbreak and could pass it , baby sick around 2 wks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...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
This is a skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more
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