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What Does The Start Of Herpes Look Like
Varies: Herpes of the genital area can just be a reddened area but classically is a small group of clear blisters. This area is paiful, tingles and can get crusty. It is like a fever blister (only it is not a fever blister). Usually clinically diagosed but can absolutely be diagnosed if cultured and positive. Practice safe sex or you will continue to get the gift that keeps on giving! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Ulceration: Usually an oral herpes will form a painless or a slightly painful blister in the mouth before it ruptured and became a painful ulceration. And usually it takes a week or so to heal up. If you have unhealed ulceration on your tongue for more than 3 weeks, please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
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
Intraoral herpes: Is very common viral (HSV1) infection. They are a cluster of blisters that first appear clear then become cloudy and appears inside the mouth or more often outside the mouth on the lips. ...Read more
It is variable:
A mild case of genital herpes may appear as a few blisters. Sometimes a fissure or what appears to be irritation of the vulva may be a herpes outbreak. Either way, this may be evaluated by some tests performed in a doctor's office.
Check out this web site for more detailed information:
http://www. Herpes-coldsores. Com/herpes_simplex_1_and_2.Htm. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 classes of herpes: Well...Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes...And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more