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Do I need to see a doctor if I think I have genital herpes?

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do I need to see a doctor if I think I have genital herpes?
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago
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Hi, Dr. Mo here with JA. Please let me review the information and I'll reply shortly.

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Dermatologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

If you have images of the rash and could tell me a little about the symptoms then I might be able to tell you here if you have it or not. Do you have images you could upload here?

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Dermatologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

Otherwise a swab of the lesions can be taken in the clinic which can test for genital herpes.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What if I didn't do anything. Will it go away.
Dermatologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

Genital herpes always goes away.

In rare cases it will come back but quite commonly you'll have one outbreak and never again.

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Dermatologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

Please let me know if I can clarify anything.

Otherwise I hope I provided you with a 5-star service.

Please click on the rating button when ready.

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