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What To Put On Genital Herpes
Any creams or medications OTC or prescription that you can put on genital herpes sore to speed healing & alleviate pain?
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
I have always been extremely sensitive down there but 3 weeks ago i found out i had genital herpes. I was put on medication and all the sores have hea?
Herpes: I am not sure what you are asking. Can you reread your question and clarify. But, here is the latest on genital herpes. 90% of people infected with this virus do not have outbreaks and often do not know they are infected and contagious. If you have a recurrent outbreak soon after the treated outbreak heals you may need to be on medication daily. You and your partners need the blood test! ...Read more
I have genital herpes and it really hurts what can I do to make the pain less painful? Is there any cream I can put or is it only prescribed meds ?
Im having my first outbreak of genital herpes and was wondering if neosporin is okay to put on it and what else could help with burning/stinging pain?
Neosporin won't work: Herpes is a viral infection and will not respond to Neosporin. If you are certain it is herpes, you should see your physician. Since this is your primary infection your doctor will probably have you take an anti-viral like Acyclovir or Valacyclovir. Take some Ibuprofen for the pain and have your physician check you. ...Read more
My Outer labia and around it is itching. I did have genital herpes. Can I put Mupirocon on it to stop the herpes from coming back up?
I used a hemorrhoid cream from someone infected with genital herpes and when I took some out I put it in a toilet paper and applied it. Can I get herp?
I have genital herpes and I have zovirax (acyclovir) ointment. And when I put it on. It slides off. Is my blisters still getting the medicine it needs?
Doctor said I have folliculitis. I say genital herpes. I'm paranoid and they never bother testing me and gave me cream to put don't know what to do. ?
Do a herpes culture: Culture of the lesions, if the culture is + , it means herpes, if it is negative, it does not necessarily mean you do not have herpes , but, then you can do blood herpes antibodies for type 1 and type 2 , if the antibodies are + and you have never had a cold sore then most likely the lesions are herpes, go for a second opinion to a different doctor if you are worried. ...Read more
I have genital herpes and so does my husband ..he put his finger up inside me and put his finger in his mouth then kissed me my tongue tip inflamed ?
I picked at my cold sore and then touched my vagina. I put rubbing alcohol all over my vagina, what do I do now? I've had cold sores all my life, and rarely washed my hands before wiping, touching, etc. But haven't come up with genital herpes.
Stop Picking !: If you have recurrent cold sores, you may benefit from being on long term prophylactic (preventative) anti-viral agent (such as valcyclovir). . Don't pick your cold sores (it will only spread the virus) and don't ever use alcohol around the vagina. You're at increased risk of spreading the virus to other parts of your body and your partner's body, so please consult your md for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk of getting herpes. ...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
A skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more
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