Genital Herpes, Pimples, or Genital Grains? All You Need To Know
If you have developed a pimple in the genital area and you are wondering. Will I have genital herpes or will it be a genital pimple?
First, don’t worry, the unknown can be very frightening, but there may be a simple explanation for this shock.
If you feel that you have herpes, please seek the advice and diagnosis of your doctor, since herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that affects about 25% of the population.
Is it herpes? Why does it look like a pimple?
In the early stages of genital herpes is often confused with other diseases such as rash by sweat, pimples or genital pimples, inguinal ringworm and ingrown hairs.
This may be because the first signs and symptoms of herpes are a burning, itchy, tingling sensation, which can also be the symptoms of a rash or inguinal ringworm.
For example, the grains are as you know a lump of skin that itch, it can burn, but the content of it is not precisely liquid, rather it is blood or can be pus, these normally when they are removed, the contents are extracted and ready does not happen to older.
In the case of pimples as you know, they are usually medium in size, it also causes itching and irritation but when you remove it, a kind of white putty comes out …
These pimples also have the appearance of grains but in the center of this is made as a small tip that becomes white, and that is when we can literally squeeze to get that putty.
Instead herpes, it shows blisters, the blisters may initially seem like simple grains, but they are usually smaller in size, usually not one but many in a small space, of course there is also itching, irritation, but unlike the other two examples, herpes blisters contain fluid inside, that liquid is the most contagious there is.
The physical appearance of herpes is a red lump that can be confused with a grain this is basically what makes it different
Although a genital pimple or ingrown hair can be painful, which usually disappear fairly quickly, the initial outbreak of herpes can last up to 3 weeks.
Let me tell you that you are doing the right thing when doing research about this virus since early detection and prevention will help the spread of herpes.
I hope your fears are alleviated a little and that the symptom is something other than herpes, but if not, and you have the herpes virus, you are not alone and there is a lot of information and help.