Background: About eight million adults search online for health information each day in the United States; the majority start their search at a search engine. Amir Aboutalebi is a board-certified Dermatologist who specializes in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. The discussion reviews the significance and potential complications of recurrent lumbosacral HSV infection. Hemangiomas are most often seen in women, infants with lighter skin tones and babies born prematurely. Her practice focus includes medical dermatology, namely psoriasis, acne, infectious disease, and skin malignancy. I just feel so limited now with my sex life and.. Fluid from skin vesicles examined by polymerase chain reaction showed Herpes Simplex Virus type 1.
With psoriasis, the immune system sends a faulty signal which speeds up the growth cycle of skin cells. Squamous cells are found in the upper layer (the surface) of the epidermis. Some theorize that stress may also cause a shingles outbreak. During this initial phase, the skin around the bite develops an expanding ring of redness. Generally a visual examination of the skin is all that is needed to diagnose scabies. UVB rays are responsible for causing sunburn, cataracts and immune system damage. Inform your medical professional if you have any history of herpes simplex, allergies, rashes, or other skin reactions, or may be sensitive to any of the components.
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They occur most often at the border of the colored part of the lip. She responded well to the treatment and things started to clear up for her, right away. While her symptoms were improving right away (allegedly), my rash was not improving with the lotrisone. I was about 4 days into using it, and the rash became scabby, and if I could describe it best without a picture of my genitals- it looked a lot as if it were shingles or chicken pox on my penis (foreskin area). Again, this was never painful or burning and barely itchy, if at all. Our skin is the most visible part of our body. It almost feels as if I’m getting urinary retention as well, when its bad- When I’m hydrated I barely notice any discomfort though.
So the fact that my rash was not improving, I was concerned and went into an urgent care clinic to get bloodwork/urinalysis (urinalysis was clean just like the one I took a few days before) done right away. The results for my bloodwork took a while to get back to me,- the herpes hsv1 and 2 came back negative. Between that time frame of waiting on results, I revisited my GP and he examined the rash again. His response was that he was “perplexed”. He said it looked like chicken pox was on my penis, and that more realistically it looked like a herpes or syphilis rash. He told me to wait on the test results and prescribed me fluconazole since I mentioned my female partner had a yeast infection – and if the rash goes away with that then we can assume it was just the yeast. So it has been about 12 days since the rash appeared.
It is starting to look better, like it is healing. I decided to book a dermatologist appointment today, considering the rash on my genitals was still technically undiagnosed. When I arrived, I told him a quick tid bit of what has been going on. Before I even pulled down my pants he mentioned ‘herpes’. He examined the rash briefly and said it looked to be viral and that his “hunch” was genital herpes. He seemed pretty dead set on it being herpes, but he couldn’t give me a definitive diagnosis because he said it looks like it has already has ran its course and the swab test would do nothing at this point. I showed him several pictures I took of my genitals a few days ago, one of the pictures showing a somewhat fluid filled lesion..
Not everyone agrees on how well treatments work. There’s only 2 of those near the top of my foreskin which is not a part of the majority of the rash (which looks very scaly/scabby now). After I showed him the pic of the whitish lesion he said “that’s the best pic you showed me” he was even more convinced it was herpes. He sent me on my way and did not prescribe me anything. He said if it comes back, come back to him and to use a condom. He also said you can continue to use ointment after 2 weeks. But there was a complication, I told him it was Lotrimin I was using, when really it was Lotrisone.
So I’m not sure if it is ok to use still. I called the woman after the derma visit, and she said that it was strange because her symptoms went away rapidly with the yeast infection treatment. (allegedly) I don’t know if I should even believe her at this point, and if shes not lying then what can this be? Again, thank you if you took your time to read this.