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questions about seepage

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chocolatequeen

Hi

Just have a couple of questions.My son went to the ER with what he thought was jockitch.The dr just looked at the area and said it looked like herpes and gave him some meds (Acyclovir and Motrin for pain) now it's a week later and seems to be getting better but...he only got a like 2 sores that quicky healed but he still has a sticky clear fluid that is seeping from his actual skin.is that normal for herpes? His other symptoms are red senstive raw skin,itching,pain,back pain,aching muscles.

The symptoms seem to be lessening biut he was just wondering what the sticky fluid was from,it seems to be coming from the affected skin.

Also he noticed his skin in that area was flaking and peeling off so he is hoping that it is healing but the seepage is causing him stress because he is always wondering if it is something serious wrong with him. He does not have a dr or health insurence and we have tried to get him in to the health dept to get tested but they just refer their patients to another dr who will only see my son if he has insurence :madd:

I thought I would write in so he can try to relax because I know that will only cause the symptoms to worsen, so what it boils down to is...can you get seepage that comes from the skin and not a sore?

Thank you :)

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