Question: Where do genital herpes usually show up?

When symptoms do occur, herpes lesions typically appear as one or more vesicles, or small blisters, on or around the genitals, rectum or mouth. The average incubation period for an initial herpes infection is 4 days (range, 2 to 12) after exposure.When symptoms do occur, herpes lesions typically appear as one or more vesicles, or small blisters, on or around the genitals, rectum or mouth. The average incubation period for an initial herpes infection

What can be mistaken for genital herpes?

Herpes symptoms can be mistaken for many other things, including:A different STI which causes visible lesions, such as Syphilis or genital warts (HPV)Irritation caused by shaving.Ingrown hairs.Bacterial vaginosis (BV)Pimples.Yeast infections.Haemorrhoids.Bug bites.

Where is the most common place for genital herpes?

Most people notice a group or cluster of blisters or ulcers (lesions). These lesions burn and can be painful. They can appear on the buttocks, anus or thighs, on the vulva or vagina in women, and on the penis or scrotum in men.

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