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What Is Herpes And What Does It Look Like
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
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
Let me explain: Herpes is a viral infection that affects the mucus membranes of the body. Thus, this condition can occur in the mouth, or in the vagina. However, as an extension of oral herpes, there can be herpes in the throat as well. This, mostly occurs in people, who have had oral sex with a person suffering from oral herpes. If the person is immunocompromised, there is a higher chance of oral herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens when you pop a herpes bump? And what does it look like when they've popped. Does blood come out? Or pus? Idk
Oral herpes is a viral infection from the herpes simplex virus. It usually starts as one or more blisters that break and leave a grey, cratered painful ulcer. It can occur anywhere in the mouth, and like any viral infection, may be accompanied by fever and muscle aches. They are sometimes mistaken for canker sores (aphthous ulcers), which are not caused by a virus.
See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
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
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
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