Herpis Zoster is an viral disease which can have itching for ong time.it can have lesions or patches ,it can also have some sort of discharge for long time,if Herpis Zoster is found in men then it can have pain assosiated with it,you have to take medication for long time.
it can be diagnoised by pcr or ilisa test.
Hi! So I am always at war with my mind, battling random anxieties. I get checked for STDs regularly. I am a gay male and have only had a few sexual experiences in my life, at age 27. I ve never been in a long-term relationship and I have only had a string of one night stands, where I ve never seen any sores present. The thing that scares me the most is Herpes, especially having it without knowing and accidentally spreading it to people. The weird thing is, I have never seen any bumps, lesions, cuts or sores. Sometimes I get an itchy anus and this is what triggers my fear. Currently, I have had itching going on for 5 weeks. I am assuming it is because of sweat and hygiene, which I have since corrected and I just started to use Lotrim which seems to be working. My question is-- would itching for 5 weeks without any sores present be an instance of possible herpes? I am driving myself crazy, debating whether or not I should go through the trouble of getting a blood test when really there is nothing on my skin. I read that you can have no symptoms at all and still carry the virus, able to give it to others. Do you think I have any valid reason to believe I have herpes or am I just totally insane? Is it worth it to get tested when the symptoms are not present?
i was at a concert and i was dancing with this girl. We kissed very briefly a few times, no longer than a couple seconds each time. I put her on my shoulders at one point and she put her fingers in my mouth for some weird reason. At one point she stuck her hand in my pants and touched my penis very briefly (i have no idea why, i just wanted to dance). Im a very paranoid person, and just wanted to ask, can any of this lead to me contracting genital herpes? she had no visible blisters or lesions on her face. Thanks for your help, i know i m probably thinking irrationally but i just need an answer before i can move on. Im now starting to over analyze every part of my private parts 1,000 times a day and thinking every little mark or every time i get an itch or a very minimal pain is a symptom.
I am trying to figure out if this is HSV-1 or Allergies OR fungal infection? First, swollen tastebuds and MILD thrush. 1 month later, pimples at corner of mouth and dry lips. They never blistered and stayed for 2 weeks. Even after picking and scabbing. They never scabbed over yellow like they say herpes does and never blistered up. ??? Angular cheilitis ? Slight cracking on corner of mouth after picking pimples TINY flesh colored pimples at back of mouth, not beyond the tonsils but above and before. Then a week later I started experiencing blurry, itchy, water eyes, felt like an object in my eye... swollen in the corner by tear duct. White looking when I lift up my eyelid in corner. Ocular herpes????? I can only find information on when it attack the eyelids , cornea , etc. I don t see any lesions. What are the options of what it could be?
im not sure if i have herpes or a yeast infection i have had a dry throat for almost 5 weeks now, i often almost constantly have weak calves and sometimes my forearms also feel weak. i also get back, neck and chest (pecks) pain. at this stage i have no blisters or sores anywhere though i have had a small cluster of tiny white dots on my lips for almost this whole time. i also get an ichty anus and have mild constipation. it doesn t hurt when i urinate though my penis does sometimes randomly itch and sting. im scared and i cant find a defining factor on the internet because both have similar symptoms. i have had blood test for herpes but i know that was pointless because that was only two weeks after possible expossure.
My husband has sores very similar to herpes on his penis, testicles & groin area...he has seen an infectious disease dr. who thought it was a fungus. He has treated him w/anti-fungal cream but it is still here after 4 1/2 months. A culture of 6 scrapings have come up w/nothing...I do not feel this dr. has much concern or interest in his case??? We are frustrated & completely befuddled. He is 56 yrs old I am 50 (going through menopause-for about 3 yrs). In the past 2 yrs during sex there has been a dozen times that I have experienced very painful sensation to the clitoris during cunnilingus (feels like a razor blade cutting)? The dr. says it s not related. He says my husband s condition is not contagious even tho he doesn t know what is happening. This is the second outbreak, 1st one we thought was a herpes outbreak, that was last fall. But now this second is 4 months going strong? The outbreak looks mimics herpes in sores turning pustular then breaking open, very painful then healing over & the skin sloughing off...but it s ongoing! Please any information is greatly appreciated.
I have had recurring problem of red spots (isloated) on my penis head for 3-4 years. I have consulted many docs with varied diagnosis.
I was single then and made to believe it was fungal, it comes on its own and have been getting treated accordingly by a dermatologist.
Recently i got married and again recurringly had red infection on my penis. Along with this, my wife also developed infecion and was put under Gynea treatment, again for fungal infection and Fas Kit prescribed to both along with aplication of fungal infection creams. For the reason not transfering infection bw me and wife, we have stopped having intercourse (unprotected) however my wife was ok but I kept developing these red spots/ infection.
However on repeated occurances we consulted a different dermatologist and he suggested Herpes but blood test reports ruled out. However he insisted that indeed it is Herpes and sometimes the medical reports do not show the same. I was put on Famtrax 250 for 1 week along with application of topical anti-biotic(fusidic acid cream). The red spots kept going and coming but doc clamed it is Herpes geting cured and that takes time to cure as in past i have been exposed to steriod in form of anti-fungal creams. Post a week of Famtrax, i was put on antialergic and anti-biotic cream for a week.
the red spots have gone but now there is recurring white spots (small pimple types) which come and go. On showing to doc, he said its miliaria of penis and common and due to non drying of the area. I was asked to take urine test (culture and routine) and culture cam normal. Routine test pointed to some epidrmal cells (UT infection, I have mild recurring burning sensationtoo) and doc asked me to take Disodium Hydrogen Citrate (Alkasol) for a week. I am currently on Alkasol and Antialergic.
But the white spots are coming and going everyday still. I am not sure if im cured yet but doc says im fully cured but the white spots can be ignored and i can have unprotected sex with my wife.
Problem is i want to start a family soon but am confused due to various diagnosis. I do not want to pass on to my wife and abstain from sex.
hi i have a re-occuring itchy red rash on my left buttocks cheek and I have been to the doctor and dermatitis took blood and cultures and tested negative for herpes so what could it be? went to a doctor that says it s poison ivy but wasn t never sitting or rolling in poison ivy
Hi, please need your help on this to get clarified. 1) I had protected intercourse with 4 sex workers. I didn't find any breakage in condom in all occasions. 2) I did kissing (not deep, not even with tongue) 3) fingered in the girls vagina (as far...
2 Quetions 1 is I had been married for 22 years when Kaiser diagnosed a sore on my penis as Herpes 1. I haven t had sex with anyone else and I know she hasn t either. When I was a kid I used to get cold sores. Could that herpes virus stay with me...