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What does herpes look like on a male?

What does herpes look like on a male?

Various shapes: It can take many forms ranging from small blisters to superficial ulcers to linear cuts. ...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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What does an HIV rash look like?

What does an HIV rash look like?

Varies: It can look like red blotches called kaposis sarcoma, it can be non specific rash early in the disease, amd have raised areas which can be inflammatory or signs of infection. If there is a concern testing by a md to document whether this is HIV is very important. Do not delay be evaluated and start treatment as early as possible. ...Read more

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What exactly does herpes look and feel like on the genital area?

What exactly does herpes look and feel like on the genital area?

Painful blister: No matter it is herpes simplex or herpes zoster. The herpes always start from sporadic blisters and then ruptured later on. And they are paiful. ...Read more

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Please explain what does herpes look like in the genital areas?

Please explain what does herpes look like in the genital areas?

Blisters: They usually look like a cluster of painful blisters that rupture and a small ulcer forms that looks similiar to a cancker sore. ...Read more

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What do herpes look like on a male?

What do herpes look like on a male?

Herpes: Before a cold sore appears the area will sometimes tingle, feel slightly raised and may appear red and inflamed. This pain or tingling sensation is called the prodrome (or warning symptom) and typically occurs 1 to 2 days before the cold sore appears. A cold sore generally appears as a small, fluid-filled blister which goes through a cycle of phases. The lesions will last for 8-10 days. ...Read more

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How does an HIV hive look like?

How does an HIV hive look like?

HIV: Urticaria (hives) secondary to HIV disease is no different than due to anything else. ...Read more

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What does a mild case of genital warts look like?

What does a mild case of genital warts look like?

Flat, inverted and w: Herpesvirus and hpv usually involve the genitalia as a part of multicentric genital tract infection. For example, vaginal condylomata may be flat, inverted, warty. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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What does the shingles virus look like?

What does the shingles virus look like?

The shingles virus: Formally known as the varicella-zoster virus is a herpes virus and they all look the same under the electron microscope. The rash it causes as shingles or zoster mostly occurs as a band like rash on the torso or around one side of the forehead. ...Read more

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What does a herpes rash look land feel like?

What does a herpes rash look land feel like?

Blisters/ulcers: A herpetic rash usually begins with a 'premonition' or a burning sensation. One or more small blisters and redness follow (this is the rash). The blisters can rupture producing more rash or ulcers on the skin. This can heal in 10-14 days or may continue for longer than that. ...Read more

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Does hsv2 first outbreak may look like a normal rash, or ulcers (or blisters, or papules) are seen from the begining of the outbreak itching starts?

Does hsv2 first outbreak may look like a normal rash, or ulcers (or blisters, or papules) are seen from the begining of the outbreak itching starts?

Question unclear: Hsv infection may begin with itching, which is a subliminal form of pain. It is followed by the eruption which typically appear as a blister or as multiple blisters on or around affected areas -- usually the mouth, genitals, or rectum. The blisters break, leaving tender ulcers. First outbreaks may be accompanied by fever, profound fatigue and generalized malaise. ...Read more

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What does herpes of the tongue look like?

What does herpes of the tongue look like?

Fluid filled blister: The herpes infection begins as a cluster of painful fluid filled blisters that then ulcerate. The ulcers look like a red ring with a yellowish center. This is often associated with a primary herpetic infection. The virus will continue to live in your body and you may experience periodic flare ups of the infection. ...Read more

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What does an alcohol rash look like?

What does an alcohol rash look like?

Alcohol rash: Alcohol causes more of a flushing or redness of the skin around the face and neck primarily. ...Read more

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What are symtom of shingles what does shingles look like on skin?

What are symtom of shingles what does shingles look like on skin?

Shingles: Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular location on one side of the body. The rash burns intensely, itches & is made up blisters that open up & crust over. A person could also have a fever, chills, headache and generalized aches & pains with fatigue. ...Read more

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What does a measles rash look like?

What does a measles rash look like?

Google it: Truly a picture is worth a thousand words and google images has some great pictures. http://dermatology.about.com/od/infectionvirus/ig/measles/ here is one link. ...Read more

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Could a really bad case of herpes look like scabies?

Could a really bad case of herpes look like scabies?

Not commonly: Herpes as a rule appears as painful grouped blisters on one side of the body. Scabies as a rule appears as scattered itchy bumps or blisters most often on hands, elbows but can be widespread on both sides of the body. ...Read more

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What does herpes look like on your lips?

What does herpes look like on your lips?

Herpes simplex: This is what are often called "cold sores". They begin with small blisters, break open and form shallow ulcers which are tender and painful. ...Read more

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Mild oral herpes tongue what does it look like? What are the signs?

Mild oral herpes tongue what does it look like? What are the signs?

oral herpes: Oral herpes is a viral infection from the herpes simplex virus. It usually starts as one or more blisters that break and leave a grey, cratered painful ulcer. It can occur anywhere in the mouth, and like any viral infection, may be accompanied by fever and muscle aches. They are sometimes mistaken for canker sores (aphthous ulcers), which are not caused by a virus. See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more