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if u got herpes does that make your body itchy

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if u got herpes does that make your body itchy
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Shah replied 6 years ago.
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Usually herpes affect particular organ depending upon it's type. If you have generalized itching, then chances are, it's not herpes. Just for your information, herpes presents with itching, burning, tingling in affected area, then painful blisters appear. Thereafter, blisters rupture and heal.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

i have the symptoms of herpes but my whole body is itchy what do u think that is

Expert:  Dr. Shah replied 6 years ago.
There are wide number of causes for generalized itching ranging from skin dryness, allergy, infection, liver disease, kidney disease or medication. If you are having it for a while, then get it investigated to pin point the exact cause, so that it can be treated effectively.