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Which one leaves a scar? Genital herpes or boils?

Morel likely boils. Herpetic lesions typically do not leave scar eventhough they can cause severe pain when the occur. Boils may leave scars if large and severe enough to causr distorsion of the tissues in center the infection/boil, at times causing the tissues to die, medically known as necrosis. If it is mild and treated early enough, scarring can be avoid. Read more...

What are symptoms of genital herpes?

Mnay. First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. Read more...

How is genital herpes generally spread?

Direct Contact. Genital herpes is essentially spread by direct contact with an infectious area. It is so common primarily due to its ability to infect another even in the absence of any sores. So, that means that genital herpes can be spread even if you or your partner don't see any sores - orally or genitally. Valtrex (valacyclovir) has been shown to reduce, not eliminate the risk for asymptomatic transmission. Read more...

What are the symptoms of genital herpes?

Blister-like. Local symptoms are usually seen 2 to 12 days after exposure and consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix.. They can spread & coalesce followed by crusting over. Read more...

In what way is genital herpes transmitted?

Transmission. Most cases of genital herpes are due to herpes simplex virus -2 (hsv-2). Hsv -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. The herpes simplex virus-1 can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Read more...