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Have cold sores. Cut on vagina, put my spit down there. Now its burns tingles and lower back too. Could I have spread to genitals, 3 months w/no sores?

It Can Spread. If you have active cold sores on your lips (usually from a herpes simplex virus) then you can definitely spread the virus to an open cut in the vaginal area. If it just happened wash thoroughly with soap and water and hope for the best. You can call your doctor for an anti-herpes medicine like zovirax, Famvir or valtrex (valacyclovir). If it happened 3 months ago and you have no sores you got lucky and are fine. Read more...
Herpes concern. You could have herpes. It burns, tingles, hurts, and can occur in the mouth and on the skin. Type 2 happens mostly in the "boxer's shorts area, " which could include sacrum, genitals, or even thighs. A blood test will tell you type i or type ii (type ii is the worse kind). Treatment is the same: valtrex, (valacyclovir) famvir, or acyclovir. Read more...

Culture negative but have cold sores and spit on vagina with a cut. Now there is tingling & burning for 3 months in vag and butt. Could it have spread?

Yes. 25% of people in this country have herpes, but 90% don't know it. A blood test would be better than a viral culture. If you have herpes simplex i (2/3 are oral) then this is a very common problem -- cold sores. If you have hsv ii (2/3 are genital), then you may have more prolonged/painful lesions that require valtrex/acyclovir treatment. Herpes is forever. This blood test tells you your history. Read more...
Yes. I would have it re-cultured. See another gyn and get a fresh opinion. May need a biopsy and more thorough testing. There are many infections which are hard to detect. May want to have course of several antibiotics to cover most of them. 2 gm of zithromax, Doxycycline 100mg 2 x a day for 2 weeks, maybe even add metronidazole. This will cover most things. Still may be herpes. Read more...

Have cold sores and cut in vagina, spit there and now am in serious pain to the touch with tingling at times & lower back burns could I have spread it?

Infections. Need work up immediately. Many causes such as herpes, h. Ducreyi, trichomonas, gonorrhea, etc. There are treatments and you must get them asap, especially with the back pain- signifies that infection is systemic. Read more...

Oral sex once. Noticed bout a wk later tht there were blisters on outside of vagina. He had cold sores on his lips off and on for bout a wk. Herpes?

Herpes. It would be very unusual to get any symptoms from a new herpes exposure in one weeks time. That is very unlikely. Second, it is much more likely that you have oral herpes already. More than 75% of us have been exposed in childhood to this common infection. If you do not know your herpes status i would recommend you get the blood test. Read more...