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When Does A Herpes Lesion Open
Yes: It will because it's inflammatory. This makes the skin pink and red. ...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
If you have conracted herpes what are there any other symptoms that you may show if you don't get a cold sore with open lession and scab?
Open wounds (already been checked out) that used to be sores on my penis that won't heal for over a week. I haven't picked at them. I can tell they're goin to leave a scar. Are they herpes or something else? And how do I get them to heal quicker?
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?
Can you get herpes from touching a towel that someone that has herpes but no current lesion used to dry off with?
Small blister: The classic look of herpes in a baby is a small blister with clear fluid inside. There can be many blisters or just one. Babies can get them anywhere on their skin or in the mouth. It can be passed to the baby from someone who has a cold sore. It can also be passed to a baby from a mother at birth. Herpes in an infant is very serious, so please get your baby checked if your baby might have it. ...Read more
It may: It may dry them up faster. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
How accurate would a biopsy be in diagnosing herpes? Does it matter how long the spot/lesion has been there for?
Could molluscum contagious make it easier to transmit herpes? My bf transmit mc but I don't have lesion down there? I am hsv2+ he is not!
Shedding of Virus: Asymptomatic shedding is very real and one of the biggest reasons why it's possible for people with herpes to pass herpes virus on to a sexual partner without having any signs or symptoms. That's pretty much what asymptomatic means: you can't see or feel that the virus is present and active on the surface of the skin. Molluscum has nothing to do with viral shedding. ...Read more
I get these lesion looking things that look like herpes on my penis but I don't think it is. I get them and they go away and comeback. Looks like scabes? Help! I'm scared
I was diagnosed with genital herpes 2 days ago. Since then, my lesion has gotten much bigger and more painful. What should I do?
Can you get herpes from drops of saliva "flying" around when you're talking with someone who has an active lesion?
Is it possible to have a single white painful odd shaped herpes lesion under tongue and have herpes vesicles in anal canal simultaneouly?
The oral lesion is probably an unrelated aphthous ulcer.
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/867080-overview. ...Read more
My 59yr dad has this white lesion on the side of tongue. At first it was red then he took medication prescription by dr. For herpes but still there. What can it be?
Oral surgeon: How long has it been there? Is it painful? How big is it? Is it getting bigger? Does he smoke? Does he drink? These are just a few questions that may be asked when your father sees an oral surgeon. If the lesion looks suspicious the surgeon may perform a biopsy. Best of luck to your father. ...Read more
I have a single lesion on left testicle. Saw it this morning. Quick care dr suspects herpes. Awaiting blood test. Can I hold off on taking acyclovir?
My friend was diagnosed with genital herpes the only place she has ever got a lesion is high on her hip how is that genital? Is it still able 2 pass?
Not usually: It is not usually called genital here and it could be transmitted to another person even here when active. ...Read more
Culture: Have it evaluated. A culture will be able to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more
When is a cold sore no longer contagious? I know herpes is always there but when is a lesion "safe"? Is it after the scab has fallen off?
I have a lesion on inside of my lip in area where I sometimes have allergic reactions. Could it be herpes? No pain, itching, oozing, or scab.
LESION INSIDE LIP:
SINCE I CANNOT SEE IT, IT WOULD A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE YOUR PCP TAKE A LOOK AT IT.
FROM YOU DESCRIPTION IT COULD BE ANYTHING FROM BITING YOUR LIP TO CANKER SORES, COLD SORES, FOODS, OTHER CAUSES.
IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS.
WHEN YOU NEXT GET ONE, HAVE YOUR PCP TAKE A LOOK AT IT.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Hi I have these bumps on my lip but im pretty sure its not herpes can you help? I think it is a pimple lesion, how did I get it and how can I treat?
Can oral herpes be transmitted through sharing drinks and/or lipsticks, even in the person doesn't have a cold sore or active lesion?
HSV-1: Cold sores spread from person to person by close personal contact, such as kissing. Cold sores are caused by a herpes simplex virus (hsv-1) closely related to the one that causes genital herpes (hsv-2). Both of these herpes simplex viruses can affect your mouth or your genitals, and can be spread via oral sex. The virus can be transmitted to others even during times when you have no blisters. ...Read more
4 bumps on my buttox and bikini line. Doctor did a visual inspection and said I have folliculits and skin lesion. Google shows herpes looks similar?
Go with doctor:
Your doctor who examined you is in much position to address the issue than any one of us who have not seen you. Avoid shaving the area as that may encourage in-grown hair.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Swab a lesion that I thought is herpes but it was negative. What is it? Doctor says acne but it's burns and stings
Herpes simplex: Without knowing what the doctor did with the swab specimen (microscopic exam vs viral culture) it is difficult to know what this is without seeing it. Is your doctor a dermatologist. If not you may want to get a second opinion. ...Read more
The blood and urine tests confirmed that I don't have herpes but I still have a lesion on my vulva. The doc prescribed valtrex (valacyclovir). Y?
Mind reader: Unfortunately, I can't tell you what your doctor is thinking. It is possible if you have a new onset herpes infection that the blood tests will not come back positive yet. Also tests are not perfect and can miss things, so maybe your doctor is treating just in case. However, there are other conditions that can cause lesions on your vulva. If it does not go away see a gyn or dermatologist ...Read more
37.5 weeks pregnant with 1 small recurrent herpes lesion (almost disappeared). Now on valtrex (valacyclovir). How long until I can safely give birth vaginally?
3 days ago, I cut myself shaving and it bled profusely, resulting in a sore. I'm worried I actually just aggravated a herpes lesion/blister (tho I didn't see one) and that's what the resulting sore is. No scabbing or change, seems to be healing.
No Problem: I will not worry if it is healing ...Read more