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Doctor insights on: Where Do Herpes Sores Appear

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Can herpes sores be painless?

Can herpes sores be painless?

Not usually: Sores caused by herpes virus usually would cause some discomfort - burning, numbing, and/or tingling. If in doubt, I recommend seeing a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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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How often do herpes sores break out?

How often do herpes sores break out?

LEVEL OF IMMUNITY: Breakouts are related to your immunity level. Most commonly occurs when your immunity is down, such as when you are stressed out or have an infection that decreases your immune level. Unhealthy diet may also weaken your immune system and cause more breakouts. Bottom line: eat healthy, exercise, and live as much as possible a stress free life. ...Read more

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Can I swim in a public pool with open herpes sores?

Can I swim in a public pool with open herpes sores?

Yes: People likely swim in swimming pools while having new herpes sores, all over the world. Fortunately, there doesn't seem to be any news reports of outbreaks of herpes related to swimming in pools. ...Read more

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Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Can u have herpes symptoms without having lesions or sores?

Herpes Simplex: Yes, it is called asymptomatic shedding of the virus. It is believed that 60-70% of transmission is via asymptomatic shedding oh the virus. Thus, there may be no lesions present but one can still spread the virus. ...Read more

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What to do if I have herpes test when no sores were present?

What to do if I have herpes test when no sores were present?

Herpes blood test: Should be accurate regardless. Externally, you can be shedding with or without visible lesions. ...Read more

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Other than the sores what are the signs of a herpes break out?

Other than the sores what are the signs of a herpes break out?

First time?: A first exposure to herpes simplex II virus can cause fever, chills, headache, feeling generally ill and weakness of muscles. ...Read more

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What could cause herpes like sores. But yet test negative. For herpes?

What could cause herpes like sores. But yet test negative. For herpes?

Many many things: Well first. Hundreds of types of viruses. Local mechanical trauma, electrical and thermal burns, chemical injury, irradiation, aphthous stomatitis, infection and drug induced. Its a very long differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Herpetic sores: Hi it is hard to say that without looking at the sores and finding out symptoms. However, it is possible that the herpes virus can cause sores in the mouth. Please check with your physician and dentist as soon as possible ...Read more

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Reading conflicting posts. Are canker sores herpes or not?

Reading conflicting posts. Are canker sores herpes or not?

Canker vs. Cold Sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) and oral herpes (cold sores) are two distinct types of lesions. Unfortunately many patients and even some dentists commonly refer to them interchangeably and do not fully understand the differences and causes. Here is a good resource for clarification: http://publications. Usa. Gov/epublications/fever-blister/fever-canker. Html. ...Read more

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Are sores on penis a herpes?

Are sores on penis a herpes?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Do peroxide boil on herpes oral sores?

Do peroxide boil on herpes oral sores?

Question unclear: Rephrase this and perhaps it can be answered more effectively. ...Read more

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Why do I get a herpes sores after sex?

Why do I get a herpes sores after sex?

Unusual if always: Make sure its a herpetic lession. You may need chronic supressive therapy. ...Read more

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Can herpes usually come in packs of sores?

Can herpes usually come in packs of sores?

Not always!: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area. Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. Culture of lesion diagnostic. ...Read more