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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Can happen: Anything that touches an open herpes lesion can transmit herpes to another person. So the answer is yes, this can happen.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful: If you are referring to genital herpes ( HSV2 )-no way. Even the cold sore virus ( HSV1 ) would need direct face or mouth contact with another face or ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Herpes is a virus that causes cold sores around your mouth. There is another herpes virus that causes genital infection, but you cannot catch that fr ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubt : It would pass with such limited exposure but still a chance. During outbreak would avoid direct contact. Obviously you are aware of outbreak just use ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema & foods: Cow's milk, chicken eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and gluten. Any food that one is allergic to will worsen eczema. Other factors that produce the sa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
That depends..: ...Entirely on the person. Eczema is an allergy related condition. Whatever the individual person is sensitive to could potentially aggravate it. C ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Some people have food sensitivities to tomatoes. The only way to know for sure if a certain type of food increases your joint pain is to eliminate it ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, alth ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Mouldy strawberries: You are right, that some moulds can trigger asthma or breathing problems in sensitive people. Consuming mouldy foods could have consequences as well- ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Acidic foods, foods high in potassium, caffeine & alcohol all can make ic symptoms worse. For a more complet list refer to this link. http://www.dr ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ritalin (methylphenidate): To my knowledge there are no food restrictions when taking ritalin (methylphenidate).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eczema and Food: The most common foods that are related to allergies and eczema are wheat, eggs, soy, milk, peanuts and fish.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No GMO, anti-inflam.: Diet is best individualized but i advise an anti-inflammatory diet: see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-diet dr. Fuhrman's nut ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Spice still good: There is no known correlation between eating spicy foods and appendicitis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends....: Your cough is likely caused by bronchospasm related to food allergy. You should avoid any food which causes these symptoms. You could see an allergist ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Probably not, although spicy foods can worsen heartburn caused by reflux, a very common situation in pregnancy.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It all depends. If you are taking medication for GERD it probably will blunt any burning when you ingest lime juice. If not on medication I would advi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Some foods can make the face flush. Alcohol. Hot drinks such as tea or coffee steaming. High capsaicin foods such as jalapeno peppers. But they are no ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux : Common with spices foods caffeine sources and alcohol if occasional liquid antacid good for immediate relief. If chronic should see physician.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's junk: You've discovered that there's a huge fantasy literature on "this food is good / bad for this / that disease." people write their subscientific observ ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Picco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
A bezoar (BE-zor) is a solid mass of indigestible material that accumulates in your digestive tract, sometimes causing a blockage: Bezoars usually form in the stomach, sometimes in the small intestine or, rarely, the large intestine. They can occur in children and adults. Bezoars ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No specific foods: Once melanoma grows there is little to stop its spread. While UV radiation can effect the melanoma, no specific foods have a stimulating or regressiv ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Many: Milk, wheat, soy are common causes if there is a food trigger. Ige allergy testing can help identify food allergies so those foods can be limited.Oral ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dwarka Rathi
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: They do not.

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