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Where Do Herpes Appear

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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 United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Can shingles appear in the testicals?

Can shingles appear on the testicles?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Shingles (varicella zoster) can occur on any skin area, including the scrotum. If you're unclear about if you have shingles, you should see your health care provider. Early diagnosis and treatment can minimize the severity of symptoms.BY... Read more »

Kaposi's first appearance

Doctor Frascino , I want to express to you the admiration for all the great information this site provides plus your humorous , friendly answers to even the most stupid questions from many of us , internet users ...and well , im afraid here is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »

Herpes I = Herpes II

I have herpes I (cold sores.) I've been told that if you have Herpes I you are not infected with Herpes II (genital herpes.) Is that true? Is it possible to have both?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is true that you can be infected with both HSV (herpes simplex virus) I and HSV II. Almost 90 percent of Americans are infected with HSV-1 (the type that typically causes cold sores/fever blisters around the mouth), mostly through non-sexual... Read more »

Herpes

How fast does genital herpes appear? Last night I met and escort and had full protected intercourse. However this morning I have a red lump on the area above my penis. Would herpes appear within a matter of 12 hours?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,12 hours is a pretty quick turn-around time. It's unlikely that an outbreak would appear so quickly. In fact, some people are infected but never even have an outbreak. Also, the primary outbreak of Herpes is typically the worst. It... Read more »
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Can symptoms appear after 5 days :(((((

Posted by aldananir, 1 Reply
I had anal sex 8 days ago and at some point i recognized that my partner removed the condom
I am terrified ... 5 days later i started having cold symptoms (4 days and a half to be precise ) sore throat and mucus .... I am also experiencing ulcers... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

herpes question

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

oral herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a possible exposure about 8 weeks ago. A little over 2 weeks after, I got 2 oral sores. They went away in about 2 weeks, and 2 more came in their place. Those lasted about a week.
Now I have another one (again, at 8 weeks ). The only other... Read more »