What are the symptoms of herpes?

Depends on type! If referring to hsv1 or hsv2 or even varicella zoster virus (hhv3) will cause a rash. All three can cause either or both pain and itching. Fever, malaise can be present as well- but not everyone gets all of these at once. A visit to your doctor is most appropriate if you think you have herpes.

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

Herpes simplex. For localized mucocutaneous lesions they may present as blisters which break down and form shallow very painful and tender ulcers that generally last 7-10 days. Read more...

What are the symptoms of herpes and how long it last? Can it be cured?

"Herpes is Forever" There was an ironic quip that while love may fade..... It has no cure but some symptom relief is possible. It simply goes into ; out of remissions throughout life. Stress - physical or emotional can bring it out of retirement - general good health can keep it at rest. When you see your doctor, ask for guidance on managing it but definitely use condoms always but especially when sores are present. Read more...

What are the symptoms of herpes type 2?

... Most people with genital herpes have no symptoms or mild non-specific symptoms that are not enough to cause them alarm. The “classic” symptoms are blisters or ulcers on the genitals, rectum or mouth. These can take 2-4 weeks to heal. The first episode can be accompanied by fever, headache and body aches. Repeated outbreaks are common. There is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk. Read more...

What are the symptoms of herpes labialis?

Blister and crust. A blister at the border of the lip and skin, which later starts to ooze and then becomes crusty. There is often a tingling sensation or burning that starts before the lesions appear. Read more...

What are the symptoms of herpes simplex blepharitis? Does herpes simplex blepharitis always hurt?

Yes it hurts. This will produce a blistering spot or spots closely together somewhere on the lid. These always are uncomfortable, with weeping serum and surrounding inflammation. Read more...

What are the symptoms of herpes/cold sores/canker sores on your lips/mouth?

Two different things. Cankers (recurrent aphthous ulcers) are an "auto-immune" type reaction to trauma/stress (such as biting your lip). They occur on the loose membranes of your lips, cheeks and floor of the mouth. Your dentist can treat with prednisone, laser or chemicals to cut pain. Cold sores are hsv. Abreva helps those some, but most need doc rx. Both go away without treatment in 10-14 days (pain only 3-5 days). Read more...

What are mild symptoms of herpes?

Tingling. Tingling, burning which then could progress to painful blisters and rash. Some people will have no symptoms but still have herpes. Please get checked if there is concern. Read more...

What are some symptoms for herpes type 1?

Blister. The main symptom for either herpes infection, when localized, are clear blisters that are extremely painful. They last for about a week. While the blisters are active, you are extremely contagious. Read more...
Herpes simplex. These may start out as small red lesions that become blisters, rupture and result in shallow painful and tender ulcers. With first outbreak there may be low grade fever and general feeling of malaise. Read more...