What Does Herpes Around The Anus Look Like

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Ask the Experts

Anal Lesion or Herpes?

Over the past 6 months I have had a growing lesion on my Anus. At first, I thought it was haemorrhoids but think now it may be herpes or something else. It is about the size of a small grape with a roughish surface. It is not painful but sometimes...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...soon. These can grow to be pretty big and can get quite uncomfortable. Also, the virus that causes warts is associated with anal and cervical cancer, so it's important to get checked out. Read more »

Genital Herpes

Dear Dr. Moyle,Does genital herpes always have first attack or outbreak for newly infected?6 days... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal) from the time of your first genital symptoms until your symptoms are completely gone. Symptoms... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...treatment before cervical cancer develops. When dysplasia is detected and treated early, cervical cancer can be prevented. Anal HPV is also very common among HIV-positive women. An anal Pap smear and physical examination are the best ways to... Read more »
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 »