Conditions with symptom: 'sores'
A sexually transmitted genital ulcer disease. Read more →
A highly contagious bacterial infection of the skin caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal bacteria. Read more →
Oral herpes or cold sores are small, fluid filled lesions that usually develop in and around the mouth and often burn, itch and tingle. Read more →
Palmar-Plantar Psoriasis also known as hand and foot psoriasis is a particularly difficult form of the disease to treat. Read more →
This condition is more common than some might think, and is caused when a small tunnel or cleft develops under the skin at the base of the spine. Read more →
A potentially fatal bacterial infection that is typically passed through sexual contact. In its first stage syphilis is characterised by small sores called chancres (pronounced shankers) that appear wherever the infection was transmitted, typically on… Read more →
A sexually transmitted infection affecting the lymph glands in the genital area. It is caused by a specific strain of Chlamydia. Read more →
Chilblains (otherwise knows as pernio) are caused by inflammation of the blood vessels in the skin, and can become painful and itchy. Read more →
Im a 17 year old boy and suffer with cold sores all the time. I have had Stephen Johnsons Syndrome in 2011 which was caused by cold sores, i now get cold sores 2-3 times a month and was wondering if there was anything i could take or do to prevent them.
Hi, I also got stephen johnson syndrome in 2011. I was wondering how serious yours was an what did ur Doctor say caused it? I have been suffering from mouth sores very often now an blisters on my hands, feet, and knees. Please reply back
so me and my boyfriend both get cold sores and the other day I performed oral sex and the next day we realised I had a cold sore so now im freaking out that hes going to get HSV 2 which will pretty much ruin his life and possibly our relationship.. So can HSV 2 develop from HSV 1 and if he already gets cold sores does that reduce the risks? We both don't have HSV 2 but im panicking he could get it from the cold sore.. Additionally would HSV 1 on his genitals be really bad like HSV1 and what would be need to do to sort it out but I thought as we both get cold sores it wouldn't matter because we have it anyway.. thanks..
As long as he has already been exposed to the same virus he will be fine. However, with first time exposure, HSV-1 can be passed onto other areas of the body; HSV-1 & HSV-2 are both interchangeable.
I masturbate frequently(1-4x a day) and one night i felt this pain. I found a red sore on top, and close to the edge of the head of my penis. I then found two other sores or blisters under the head of my penis. The ones at the bottom hurt more, even running water makes it hurt. Im a vigin but I have received oral sex from my gf. It was her first time so I wasn't concern about STDs or anything. Other than the pain from the sores, the edge of the head hurts as well when I touch it. Prior to the pain and sores, I cleaned around the end of my head(where my foreskin folds up behind the head) with a wet q-tip. Could that be what caused the pain and sores and should I be worried?
elo i have some small sores on the inside on my penes it stinges when i pee and i have about 5 6 sores
Seek professional help Dan. You can't go wrong with that.
I have resently been suffering with sores either side of my mouth which can last up to a month, when they do heal they come back within 2 weeks. They are very sore and the skin splits. i do suffer with cold sores but these do not look the same. could you help?
Hi I have a huge vaginal thrush problem.it started by itching for about 3days then it was sore when I looked at it I noticed sores around my vagina,they really hurt and there's whitish stuff around my sores.please help
Sometimes after sex or masturbating I can get sores on & around the foreskin sometimes on the base of my bell end what looks like small blisters,which can be uncomfortable also can stay for anything up to 2 weeks and within this time they can go from the blister stage to red sores.. I have some pictures of recent episode of these and I'm willing to send in via email..
I'm 15, I've never had any sexual contact with anybody, but I har a few bumps and sores on my vagina lips, they are so itchy at times, Im not sure if its just a shaving rash or maybe crabs, I'm so scared and they really hurt when I itch it, I will not see a doctor wen if I have to, I hate talking about it, I don't want to tell my mum either, how can I get rid of the sores and itchiness?! What do I do?!
im 18 havnt had intercorse with my girlfriend yet i have sores and cuts on my penis from tight forskin im using a cream will the sores and cuts scar? help please
I constantly get cold sores. What underlying conditions could there be? Are cold sores and herpes conected to rheumatism in any way?
I was frequently getting coldsores and eventually i got pheumonia(spelling?). I was treat for this and fully recovered and i havent had 1 coldsore since, i never asked but i think they were linked to my lung infection???? This was a couple of year ago.. and im still free of them :))
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