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What Does A Herpes Rash Look Like

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...eye nerves. This can cause outbreaks around the mouth, on the face, neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill with fluid. Later they break open and develop crusty scabs. If the blisters are scratched, someone with shingles might develop a...
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Rash with blisters

I'm 16 and concerned I may have HIV I'm not sexually active but lately I've been getting "bites" that I'm starting to think are a rash they itch insanely and blister with what looks like water inside, it's appeared on my hands arms legs and feet....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You need to go see a dermatologist. It could be allergies, herpes, folliculitis, or many other conditions.nelson Read more »

rash

I am HIV pos and have a small painful rash on my lower back...I have never had chicken pox as a kid...Could it still be Shingles?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A rash localized to a band like region in the skin (lower back a common location) with pain/blisters could well be shingled (herpes Read more »

Herpes?

I have a rash on my shoulder and a little on to my arm. They look like small pimples that are spread out. I have recently had sex with a new boyfriend. Could this be herpes?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Herpes infections are likely to occur either in or around your mouth or genitals (including the anus, buttocks, and upper thighs). If Read more »

Herpes Home (Alone) Test?

Suspicious an Ex girlfriend may have been unfaithful, I have spent the last 7 hours searching the net, because over the last 6 weeks I have begun noticing small bumps that look like acne on my pubic region-just below my waistline one may have been...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Quite frankly, your symptoms do not sound like symptoms of herpes or syphilis, but it is impossible to tell through a medium such as this. As far as I know, there are no home tests for herpes Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various parts of the... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less common, some people... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
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IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

KS suspect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...understand these lesions can show up briefly and dissapear just as quickly. I`m really worried. It looks nothing like typical herpes rashes or syhpillis. In fact it looks more like cherry angiomas. Can somebody tell me if this sounds similar to... Read more »

cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative 4 weeks after these symptons started and tested negative can that gurantee that HIV isn't the cause?? I also go tested for herpes and get the results back at the end of the week. Could herpes do this to my tongue? I think i may have had... Read more »

herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...would a herpes rash disapear after a day ? Read more »