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What Does Genital Herpes Feel Like
Thanks for asking!: Gential herpes typically hurts like crazy and is usually preceeded with a terrible tingling sensation. Zits do not really hurt or tingle. Both are annoying and you should go see your dermatologist or primary care physician for a diagnosis. Genital herpes respond very well to a oral pill, Acyclovir or similar and the lesions go away. ...Read more
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
Genital Warts: Genital warts are flesh-colored or gray growths found in the genital area and anal region in both men and women. Genital warts are sometimes referred to as condyloma acuminata or venereal warts. They represent the most common sexually-transmitted disease caused by a virus. The warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (hpv). Infection with genital warts may not be obvious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually asymptomatic: Most people with oral/throat hpv infections have no symptoms and therefore do not realize that they are infected. Hpv infection can cause oropharyngeal cancer. An increase in the incidence of this type of cancer has paralleled the increased prevalence of hpv infection. However, the vast majority of people with oral hpv infections do not develop cancer. ...Read more
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
Non healing sore: A lip cancer will often present as a non healing sore. This can be anywhere on the lips, and is related to smoking, especially cigars and pipes but also cigarettes. We are seeing a rise in incidence in young people who "dip snuff" or use chewing tobacco. Here's a picture of a neglected lip cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes: A few weeks after being exposed to herpes a person may develop fever, muscle aches ; pains, headache ; swelling of groin lymph nodes. The lesions may be preceded several days by itching ;/or pain. They start as red bumps which then develop into blisters. When the blisters break open they ooze fluid or bleed. The affected area can be tender. I would have the lesion medically checked for correct dx. ...Read more
Sexual transmission: Herpes in its' active vesicular form("bubble wrap rashes") are very painful an can be transmitted to a sexual partner. The virus returns to the dorsal root ganglion(train station for the nerve track) when it is dormant and can return to the same site during periods of strees. Zovirax and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are helpful at treatmetn and prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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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