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Symptoms Of Herpes In My Mind
If you suspect it: You need a throat culture with "chocolate agar", because one cannot tell clinically if it's gc or any other sore throat cause (virus or bacteria), but you need to know precisely so that the treatment is correct - routine oran ab's may not do the trick. It's embarassaing, but letting it get worse can lead to systemic spread to joints, meninges, so find out. ...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
My friend noticed some bumps in her genitals, is this a sign of infection? What are the other symptoms of HPV infections?
Many asymptomatic: Many people with genital hpv infections are completely asymptomatic. Genital warts may appear as flat lesions, small cauliflower-like bumps or tiny bud-like protrusions. In women, genital warts appear most commonly on the vulva but may occur near the anus, on the cervix or in the vagina. If someone is concerned that she/he could have hpv, then i recommend a visit to a health clinic or doctor. ...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 mom had symptoms of the norovirus but with the vomiting (no diarrhea) came the burning sensation in her arms and neck.Is it contagious?
Ulcerated lesion: Typically you will see multiple open lesion on the external genitals that may be weeping and eventually crust over. These lesions are typically painful. Often times you may notice flu-like symptoms about 1-2 weeks prior to the genital lesions. ...Read more
Past six months of Hiv Exposure with Negative results.have small wounds in the mouth that come and go.And swelling on the side of my head?
Is it possible to be into 3rd week of having shingles, and have shingles occur on opposite side of body in a different location from the first outbrea?
Yes: Get to a doctor and get treatment to prevent further outbreaks and to treat the current one ...Read more
My brother has lupus and I've noticed some of the common symptoms in myself. What are the chances that I have the same condition?
I have burning sensations which appear on different parts of the body. A couple of doctors think anxiety related. Does fibro have many more symptoms ?
Itchiness and irritation around the lower and outer part of my vagina. I also have a few cuts in the inside. Are those definet signs of herpes?
Can the first outbreak of herpes simplex 2 always appear with in the first month of contracting it?
Knot=get it checked: Any lump which sticks around for more than a week deserves a medical exam and likely a biopsy. A knot in the cheek could be any number of things, most of which are benign however. Ulcerations or sores on the skin or in the mouth/throat are very concerning, especially if you have a lump or knot anywhere in the head and neck. See your local ENT asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Signs/symptoms: Regardless of your age, the signs and symptoms of UTI could be: burning or pain on urination, feeling like you have to urinate often, lower abdominal pain, foul smelling or cloudy urine, back pain, fever/chills, nausea/vomiting. Call your doctor for an easy exam and test so you can be treated promptly. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer