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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 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

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What does herpes look like on my 5 month old?

What does herpes look like on my 5 month old?

Blisters: Just like chickenpox . You need to take your baby to see the pediatrician . It has serious complications if disseminated and left untreated. Best to get checked. Err on the safe side .Of course history is very important along with physical examination. Do not delay if it is herpes. ...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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What does herpes look like under tongue or is it possible for it to be under the tongue ?

What does herpes look like under tongue or is it possible for it to be under the tongue
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Probably not herpes: This is an unusual location for herpes. If you don't have painful sores, herpes is unlikely. See a doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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What does herpes look like on eyeball?

What does herpes look like on eyeball?

Like a tree branch: A herpetic eye infection causes an ulcer on the cornea. Classically it looks like a tree branch in shape and is called a dendritic ulcer. There is a new topical medication called zirgan which works quite well. ...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 does nipples herpes look like?

What does nipples herpes look like?

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