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When You Have A Herpes Break Out How Long Does It Take To Get Blisters

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can infect the mouth. Transmission If you have genital herpes infection, you can easily pass or transmit the virus to an...
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may i ask about herpes instead?

hello dr. bob. how are u?it's me again,medical student in prague (AGAIN???).well last time when i told u that my test results for stds came out negative after 5weeks of exposure.i actually got that through the phone only coz i simply couldnt find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...open sore. There is no cure for herpes. It is a permanent infection. People with herpes have occasional outbreaks of painful blisters. When each outbreak ends, the infection becomes latent for a while. People with HIV have more frequent and more... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no or only minimal signs or symptoms from HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection. When signs do occur, they typically appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum. The blisters break, leaving tender ulcers (sores) that may take two to... Read more »

im not sure if its herpes

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

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...to diagnose your symptoms 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... Read more »

referance shingles

hellow Dr. Henry could you please tell me if having shingles can cause long term effects in the spine area if shingles are along that area of the back
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...can result in peristent severe pain which often can be in the distribution area of the original herpes zoster (shingles) rash/blisters. KH Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...no or only minimal signs or symptoms from HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection. When signs do occur, they typically appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum. The blisters break, leaving tender ulcers (sores) that may take two to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...open sore. There is no cure for herpes. It is a permanent infection. People with herpes have occasional outbreaks of painful blisters. When each outbreak ends, the infection becomes latent for a while. People with HIV have more frequent and more... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...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,... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to... Read more »
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Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
...about 1 inch below my head grew in a cluster, they went away a few days later, over these past 3 months, I've broken out with blister types, just under the rim of my head, and towards the top of my shaft, not a bunch, but a couple on and off. I... Read more »

Herpes-HIV Connection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...herpes outbreak in the corner of my bottom lip. I am pretty sure I already carried the Herpes virus, because I have had a fever blister before, but not often. I am now wondering, could I have gotten herpes from her, and if so, what about HIV? ... Read more »

Could these be symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weird hu)? In the past month my lower legs have broken out twice with red bumps that itch very badly. SOme of the bumps turn blister like and pop a clear liquid. Everyone say this is not hives because hives won't blister! Then they all go away in... Read more »

Really Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...10 weeks out, I feel fine but there are still remnants of the cold sores/herpes sores spots on my lips. If it is herpes, how long do these spots last? During the course of all of this, I have become very stressed, nervous and anxious and begin... Read more »