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What are symptoms of herpes?

What are symptoms of herpes?

HERPES SYMPTOMS: I am assuming you mean herpes simplex commonly known as cold sores. Symptoms are itching and burning, blisters located mainly on the lips and face, also on the genital areas. Occasionally on the fingers, buttocks, and other areas of the skin. Highly contagious. Caused by viruses. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

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


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What are symptoms of herpes?

What are symptoms of herpes?

Variable: Genital herpes can cause the typical ulcers or sore but it may also present in other ways such as burning with urination, itching without discharge, vaginal irritation with mild spotting. Your doctor can do some very sensitive tests to check whether the symptoms you have are due to herpes. Check the cdc.Gov website for more information on herpes and other stis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

What are the symptoms of herpes?

Depends on type!: If referring to hsv1 or hsv2 or even varicella zoster virus (hhv3) will cause a rash. All three can cause either or both pain and itching. Fever, malaise can be present as well- but not everyone gets all of these at once. A visit to your doctor is most appropriate if you think you have herpes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

What are the symptoms of herpes?

Herpes simplex: For localized mucocutaneous lesions they may present as blisters which break down and form shallow very painful and tender ulcers that generally last 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What are mild symptoms of herpes?

What are mild symptoms of herpes?

Tingling: Tingling, burning which then could progress to painful blisters and rash. Some people will have no symptoms but still have herpes. Please get checked if there is concern. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms for herpes type 1?

What are some symptoms for herpes type 1?

Herpes simplex: These may start out as small red lesions that become blisters, rupture and result in shallow painful and tender ulcers. With first outbreak there may be low grade fever and general feeling of malaise. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes and how long it last? Can it be cured?

What are the symptoms of herpes and how long it last? Can it be cured?

"Herpes is Forever": There was an ironic quip that while love may fade..... It has no cure but some symptom relief is possible. It simply goes into ; out of remissions throughout life. Stress - physical or emotional can bring it out of retirement - general good health can keep it at rest. When you see your doctor, ask for guidance on managing it but definitely use condoms always but especially when sores are present. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes type 2?

What are the symptoms of herpes type 2?

...: Most people with genital herpes have no symptoms or mild non-specific symptoms that are not enough to cause them alarm. The “classic” symptoms are blisters or ulcers on the genitals, rectum or mouth. These can take 2-4 weeks to heal. The first episode can be accompanied by fever, headache and body aches. Repeated outbreaks are common. There is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes labialis?

What are the symptoms of herpes labialis?

Blister and crust: A blister at the border of the lip and skin, which later starts to ooze and then becomes crusty. There is often a tingling sensation or burning that starts before the lesions appear. ...Read more