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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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Three days ago i noticed four bumps around my pubic hair region and they itch a little buy not a lot and just last night they bust is this herpes?

Three days ago i noticed four bumps around my pubic hair region and they itch a little buy not a lot and just last night they bust is this herpes?

Herpes simplex: That is possible, but without being able to examine these there is no way in which they can be diagnosed over the internet. Go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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When i popped bump on edge of lip, clear stuff came out, hurt really bad now it looks like its pus filled but just swelled when i tried to bust, herpes?

When i popped bump on edge of lip, clear stuff came out, hurt really bad now it looks like its pus filled but just swelled when i tried to bust, herpes?

Probably not: This was probably a mucus cyst. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is the cause. ...Read more

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Had one painful bump above my clitorious last night, tried to pop it but nothing happened. Now looks like skin is missing. Could it be herpes?

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Had one painful bump above my clitorious last night, tried to pop it but nothing happened. Now looks like skin is missing. Could it be herpes?

Folliculitis v herpe: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/ & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893 for info on genital herpes. Typically, diagnosis made based upon several (more than one) itchy painful blisters. Best to go see your Family Doc, Planned Parenthood or local STD clinic if concerned. Given grooming habits, perhaps just infected hair follicle. ...Read more

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I have a bump located on my chest in the center it doesn't seem to have a head on it to bust and it hurts when trying to bust it, what Is this?

I have a bump located on my chest in the center it doesn't seem to have a head on it to bust and it hurts when trying to bust it, what Is this?

Bump: Unfortunately, without an exam it is tough to tell you what your bump is. It may be a simple cyst, pimple, abscess, inflamed follicle, etc. etc. See the Dr. to get examined and officially diagnosed, and then treated as needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What kind of bumps are herpes bumps?

What kind of bumps are herpes bumps?

Tiny blisters: Herpes lesions usually start as a burning or tingling in the skin even before a visible lesion develops. Tiny vesicles, or blisters, form and rupture in a few days, leaving a weeping crater that oozes clear fluid. Firm solid modules are more likely genital warts. ...Read more

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Is herpes a solid bump?

Is herpes a solid bump?

Herpes simplex: Occasionally it may start out with an area of pain and tenderness and then small elevation of skin before forming blisters, then breaking down into ulcers. ...Read more

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Can i pop a prodrome herpes bump?

Can i pop a prodrome herpes bump?

Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication. In addition, daily suppressive therapy (i.e., daily use of antiviral medication) for herpes can reduce the likelihood of transmission to partners. Do not "pop" a herpes bump as you can spread the infection. ...Read more

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Are the bumps in the back herpes ?

Are the bumps in the back herpes ?

Your back?: Herpes simplex usually doesn't cause bumps. You can have the lesions evaluated by a dermatologist or your physician for accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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If a person has herpes do they get several bumps and spots?

If a person has herpes do they get several bumps and spots?

Herpes eye disease: Herpes simplex eye involvement usually affects the cornea where as herpes zoster can start out as a skin rash affecting the forehead and eyelids or less likely the side of the face. They are due to two different types of viral infection. ...Read more

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I'm a teenager, a virgin, but I have this weird bump down there. It can't be herpes right?

I'm a teenager, a virgin, but I have this weird bump down there. It can't be herpes right?

Unlikely : Bumps are not likely to be herpes.They are often shallow craters that may be few and unnoticed or may appear in great numbers and be quite painful. Bumps may be genital warts from hpv that can be passed with non-penetrating sexual activity, or it could be a simple follicle cyst under one of the hairs.An exam may be worthwhile and some frank discussion about std's is in order. ...Read more

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My boyfriend gave me a hickey the next day there was a bump on the hicky. What is it? Is it herpes ?

Possibly: Without seeing this cannot begin to answer the question accurately. If you are really concerned, go and show this to a doctor. ...Read more

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Does Herpes Type 1 cause lining on the inside of the cheeks?Have got a bump inform of a line on both cheeks

Does Herpes Type 1 cause lining on the inside of the cheeks?Have got a bump inform of a line on both cheeks

Likely normal: The linea albais a term used to describe a horizontal streak on the inner surface of the cheek, level with the biting plane. It usually extends from the commissure to the posterior teeth and can extend to inner lip mucosa & corners of the mouth. A common finding associated with pressure, frictional irritation, or sucking trauma from the facial surfaces of the teeth. See oral surgeon if concerned. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my tounge and it is a little smooth area and a little bump in the middle of it and it is not herpes ?

Papillae: this could be something as simple as a type of papilla, the tiny projection that are part of the surface of the tongue. they vary in shape and size. they are responsible for the sensations of touch, taste ans smell. you should check with your dentist to make certain. it is most likely NOT herpes ...Read more

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Married. Both me & husband tested positive for herpes 1 and indeterminate for herpes 2. Every time he kisses me lipsget bumps on mohth. Is he carrier?

Married. Both me & husband tested positive for herpes 1 and indeterminate for herpes 2.  Every time he kisses me lipsget bumps on mohth. Is he carrier?

Herpes: You both need the herpes western blot test for the indeterminate result. This is vital information and I am shocked you were not already offered it. ...Read more

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I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

Possible.: Could be, but no way to know without a direct exam, and possibly a culture. Could also be simply inflamed hair follicles, or several other things. See a dermatologist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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I keep getting these bumps on my feet when i bust them another will come. I only get these bumps when its hot . They leave black marks on my feet.?

I keep getting these bumps on my feet when i bust them another will come. I only get these bumps when its hot . They leave black marks on my feet.?

Athletes Foot: More then likely it is athletes foot which is a form of skin fungus. Try using an antifungal cream. Using antifungal powders in your shoes and changing sock twice a day can help with moisture. ...Read more

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Can one bump be herpes?

Can one bump be herpes?

Herpes simplex: Yes, one "bump" could conceivably be herpetic although this is unusual. You make no further description, so it is impossible to say what you specifically have, but if it keeps up and you are concerned see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can herpes be only one bump?

Can herpes be only one bump?

Herpes simplex: Possible but unusual. Also, a bump is not the usual manner in which herpes presents. It is a vesicle (blister) which breaks down and forms a shallow ulcer that is tender and painful. ...Read more

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What do herpes bumps look like?

What do herpes bumps look like?

Herpes simplex: Tiny skin elevations like goose flesh followed by formation of blisters, then breaking down to produce shallow painful and tender ulcers. ...Read more

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Could just a bump lead to herpes?

Herpes simplex: Yes. Herpetic eruptions can present initially as a small "bump" but quickly become a vesicle (blister) and then open and form a shallow very painful and tender ulcer. ...Read more