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What Does Herpes Sores Look Like
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
I read online that herpes occurs as rash. Cuts. Or sores then I read that herpes is just sores?..what's the truth? What doesit look like? Feel like?
Blisters: Herpes viruses cause a series of skin lesions. The rash starts out as small bumps then develop into blisters that are very painful. In fact, the pain can even start before the rash. The blisters then open and turn into sores that crust over. If you do not scratch or pick at them they usually heal up without scarring. ...Read more
I have little tiny bumps around butt hole and scratched four so they look like sores. No symptoms of herpes so what could it be?
See your doctor: You need to have an examination by your physician personally to see what's wrong. ...Read more
Genital sores look like small canker sores, in random spots. Is it possible that it is not herpes & what are the other options?
Red sores in vagina. Not itchy, very painful. Does NOT look like herpes, NOT blisters and NOT open lesions. No clusters. What are other possibilities?
My husband has red puffy looking sore in his mouth with white in the middle. Is this herpes? He also had red spots on penis that don't look like sores
Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee
Have 2 white sores on inner labia, look like cancer sores, not herpes. Pain/itch when touched, burn to pee. Sexually active, have bronchitis & uri?
White sores/ Labia: Sometimes a plugged hair follicle can get infected and present this way. Oral herpes (if applicable) can be spread to the genitalia and cause a lesion like you describe. Of course, it could be genital herpes - why are you so sure it is not? Without a visual, it is hard to run a better differential. Not connected with your URI like a canker sore in the mouth. Check w/ your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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