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I Suspect Herpes Can You Give Me An Exact Answer?

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Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022
Question: I suspect herpes Can you give me an exact answer?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (15 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Not herpes

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photographs.
You have developed folliculitis, a bacterial infection and not herpes.
Apply ointment mupirocin twice daily for a week.
Please let me know a bit of history, how you developed these lesions and what are the symptoms.
This will help in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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I Suspect Herpes Can You Give Me An Exact Answer?

Brief Answer: Not herpes Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query and photographs. You have developed folliculitis, a bacterial infection and not herpes. Apply ointment mupirocin twice daily for a week. Please let me know a bit of history, how you developed these lesions and what are the symptoms. This will help in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management. Waiting for your response. Thank you.