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Can herpes symptoms include anal bleeding, blood in urine?
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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not likely
Herpes generally causes painful ulcers.
Could it do this, guess, but it would be a very uncommon presentation.

In brief: Not likely
Herpes generally causes painful ulcers.
Could it do this, guess, but it would be a very uncommon presentation.
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree
In brief: Unusual unless,
Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex.
In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. Blood in urine, in herpes ifection, is also an unusual occurrence unless you have obvious substantial urethral involvement. You need a medical examination by your primary care doc who may need to refer you to a urologist.

In brief: Unusual unless,
Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex.
In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. Blood in urine, in herpes ifection, is also an unusual occurrence unless you have obvious substantial urethral involvement. You need a medical examination by your primary care doc who may need to refer you to a urologist.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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