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What are signs of herpes in men and women?

What are signs of herpes in men and women?

Blisters on red base: Painful or itchy blisters, usually in small clusters on a base of red skin, that eventually open up, leaving shallow ulcers. Typical locations are the genitals, the lips, or around the anus, but they can occur on other skin sites as well. ...Read more

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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I had protected sex with woman with hsv2 5 week ago. I have lower back pain and itch on butt.been feeling it 4 a few weeks. Is this a sign of herpes?

I had protected sex with woman with hsv2 5 week ago. I have lower back pain and itch on butt.been feeling it 4 a few weeks. Is this a sign of herpes?

Low risk, no worries: Herpes doesn't cause low back pain or "itch on butt". The chance of HSV2 from one episode of unprotected vaginal sex with infected partner is around 1 in a thousand. With condom protection, it's still lower. Don't worry about this. Also look at it this way: If you've had sex with say 20 different women, you can assume 3-10 of them had HSV2. The one partner you knew about isn't any more risky. ...Read more

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What are the signs of herpes? Can herpes be cured?

What are the signs of herpes? Can herpes be cured?

Blister-like outbrea: Typically a blister-like rash that progresses to sores and scabs, usually on or near the mouth (oral herpes, cold sores, fever blisters) or the genital or anal area (genital herpes), often recurring from time to time. Treatment speeds healing of outbreaks and can help prevent outbreaks and transmission of the virus to other persons, but there is no cure; infection is life long. ...Read more

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What are the signs of herpes in men they wouldn?T notice?

What are the signs of herpes in men they wouldn?T notice?

Ulcers!: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area. Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms . Culture of lesion diagnostic. ...Read more

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What are the signs of herpes on the tongue?

What are the signs of herpes on the tongue?

Herpes of tongue: The herpes virus causes painful sores on the lips, gums, tongue, roof of the mouth, inside the cheeks, and sometimes on the face and neck. It also can cause symptoms such as fever and muscle aches. The actual sores are usually easily characteristic and recognizable by an experienced health care practitioner. ...Read more

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Signs of herpes?

Signs of herpes?

Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having herpes?

What are the signs of having herpes?

...: 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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Is it harder for a woman to give herpes to a guy?

Is it harder for a woman to give herpes to a guy?

Herpes and Gender: No. Herpes is a virus. It is transmitted from skin to skin. It does not know gender. ...Read more