Is bleeding normal during a herpes outbreak?

What do you mean? The herpes sores should not bleed themselves (but could if you pick at them once they have crusted over). Outbreaks tend to occur when your body is stressed or sick. Many women will experience herpes outbreaks during their periods but it can come at anytime during your cycle. If you frequently have outbreaks during your cycle you may be a candidate for supression therapy and should talk to your md.

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Is bleeding normal with a herpes outbreak?

Herpes simplex. You don't indicate where the bleeding is from and to what degree. But yes, the ulcers may bleed slightly if scratched or otherwise irritated. Read more...

I'm having my first herpes outbreak and aside from the pain I am having a lot of bleeding. My period isn't supposed to start for another 8 days. What could be causing all of this?

Where is it? Is the bleeding coming from the vagina or from the herpes lesions? Herpes is expected to be painful, however, a lot of bleeding is not common unless you have further irritated the area with picking or scratching. Go to your doctor if the bleeding does not stop on its own. Read more...

Am I allowed to get an abortion during a herpes outbreak?

Not advisable!! U should clear up the outbreak first with Valtrex (valacyclovir) call your gyn as u can take a stronger than usaul dose under their direction to clear it up and then have the procedure. Read more...

What happens if u have sex with a condone during a herpes outbreak?

Sex with condom on. You mean you use a condom while having sex.If you are having an outbreak of herpes, the best is no sex, as there is little chance of condom breakind or getting infected during foreplay.But if you have to have sex then judicious use of condom, no aral sex, careful foreplay will prevent transmission of the virus. Read more...
Hopefully nothing. Leakage around the condom or rupture of the condom may well result in the person who is not infected becoming so. During acute outbreaks the lesions are often uncomfortable enough to preclude much sexual activity, but if not, condoms will generally minimize the risk. Nonetheless it would be preferable to wait until these lesions have healed over. Read more...