Do genital sores mean that you have herpes?

Possibly. Genital herpes usually takes on the appearance of small blisters, but many other disorders, most serious being the various sexually transmitted diseases can produce sores on the genitals. Less serious but still bothesome common sores include acne and ingrown hairs. Best to see a doctor if you are not sure.

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Do genital sores mean that I have herpes?

Not necessarily. There are many causes of genital sores. Visit your doctor or local public health clinic and get the necessary tests to find out what it is.

If you have genital sores does that mean you have herpes?

Not necessarily. There are many causes of genital sores. Visit your doctor or local public health clinic and get the necessary tests to find out what it is.
Not necessarily. There are many causes of genital sores. Visit your doctor or local public health clinic and get the necessary tests to find out what it is.

Herpes (type 1), it was genital, does this mean i'll get genital sores or just cold sores?

Hepes type 1. Herpes type 1 usually causes cold sores, or fever blisters, but can cause genital herpes. Usually type 1 virus does not like the genital area and chances of it coming back are much less than type2.But there is still a little cance as you just had it.

If genital sores immediately start healing up after applying neosporin, would that mean herpes didn't cause the sores, as neosporin is antibiotic an herpes are viral?

Genital sores. May be suprainfected (meaning sore got infected by bacteria as well), though it does appear to make herpes less likely. But check for herpes, use protection during sex. And check he sores as autoimmune conditions can cause genital sores as well f/u w/doc.