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...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 crust
. If the blisters are scratched, someone with shingles might develop a skin infection. This could require treatment with antibiotics and might cause scars. In most cases, the rash goes away within a few...
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Dr. Bob,I wrote to you in January and have donated to your site and will donate this month as well. I want to thank you for you reply to my previous post about Seb. Derm. and all of the other post that have educated me and so many others. I wanted...
...way to estimate that type of statistical risk because herpes
can vary in severity from very mild to active vesicles to healing scabs
, etc. The best we can offer is to say that HIV-transmission risk is increased when there is another STD present,... Read more »
The past few days i noticed these skin colored bumps on the shaft of my penis. I noticed a slight itch. It now looks like very tiny circular scabs. They are not in a cluster and also do not look like any of the pictures of herpes i have seen....
Hi,Sure, there are many different possibilities for "skin colored bumps on the shaft" of a Mr. Happy. Unfortunately I can't diagnose your problem over the Internet. I suggest you see a dermatologist.Dr. Bob Read more »
Dr. Bob,I recently donated to your site but I had a few more questions that I could not find the answers to by looking through the past post. What is the percent chance of getting hiv if you are a male having vaginal sex with a female how is hiv...
...every single combination of variables (. . . "vaginal sex, HIV positive female, genital herpes
, healing phase, barely noticeable scabs
" etc.). The best I can offer is the estimated per-act risk for acquisition of HIV from unprotected insertive... Read more »
I have only had sex with my ex girlfriend 4 times in the relationship. We've done oral many times and i never had never noticed these tiny bumps on my penis until one day after we had intercourse(with a condom). I look at other pics on the net and...
...over the internet. If the symptoms are not characteristic of herpes
sores--painful, fluid filled blisters that break open and scab
over--then you probably don't have herpes
. Pay attention to when you get these bumps and try to notice any... Read more »
...and men. Small red bumps appear first, develop into small blisters, and then become itchy, painful sores that might develop a crust
and will heal without leaving a scar. Sometimes, there is a crack or raw area or some redness without pain,... Read more »
... 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 »
...by dividing total hemoglobin by the total number of red blood cells. Platelets (PT) help stop bleeding by forming clots and scabs
. If you don't have enough platelets, you might get internal bleeding or you could bruise easily. People with HIV... Read more »
...serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes
Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes
) There are many forms of herpes
. The most common forms of herpes
are... Read more »
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...doctor, figures my penis was clean as a wistle that day, but she gave me a perscription for accolyre I think it was, 200mg for herpies
. Took it about 5 times a day, I missed a dose here and there, did my best though. While I took the medicine, it... Read more »
...Std's and testing ect...We use condoms, although one broke prior to ejaculation. Should I assume it is razor burn?? Doesn't herpes
really hurt and is accompanied with fever? I am a wreck. I want to have a blood test, but I am told I need to wait.... Read more »
...I had a low risk exsposure. I have a bunch of little neeldepoint-sized scabs
all over my legs and arms, and I have many small light brown blemishes. Are these HIV symptoms? Read more »
...never itch again....but the next day there is a red top on it ...later maybe a few days later theres a scap on it NOT a big scab
but a lil one PLEASE HELP ME Read more »