Atypical herpes simplex

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Atypical herpes simplex

Licensed Practical Nurse

26 yo female with history of repeated flare up since 2011. PT said this rash shows up without warning and she notices it every time she has a heavy amount of stress in her life. It first appeared in 2011 while TTC. She describes it as appearing like day 1 tiny bites in a cluster/some itching and flushed looking. Day 2-3 swollen, severe itching and burning/pain day 3-5 moderate itching, pain and the swollen/puffy rash turns into a scabby, pimple like appearance. PT is reporting her #sciatica pain at 6 and is disturbing sleep and #Activities-of-daily-living. What you are seeing is day 3-5.

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