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genital herpes caused chickenpox

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Herpes and chicken pox are totally different infectious agents.Bilogically, they are related, but are not the same.
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Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
No : Genital herpes is caused by herpes virus. Chicken pox is caused by varicella virus. Different viruses.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Different herpes: Herpes zoster ( chickenpox virus) is different from herpes simplex, the genital herpes virus. If they looked for and found simplex, it is time for tre ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes: This is not likely to be a false-positive test, but rather simply that your mother is unwilling to admit that her little girl is sexually active. Whet ... Read More
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Dr. Haritha Vankireddy
19 years experience Family Medicine
I : I would recommend that it is beneficial to get shingles vaccine for you. The risk of you getting shingles is as average as any person of your age grou ... Read More
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
44 years experience Orthodontics
Get : Get the shot! i got shingles myself and even though i had a mild case i wish i had taken the shot to avoid the pain that i went through.
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
First, : First, it's nice to hear from someone that sexual activity doesn't have to end at any specific age. With that said, it's still important to protect o ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Not generally: In general it does not. Testicular pain is either a bacterial infection (epididymitis) or even viral. Other things to consider is torsion.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: If we knew this reason we would both be very famous. Most people have no outbreaks with herpes infection and some have recurring outbreaks without mu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
No: No you have to come in contact with someone who has herpes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, it can be if...: Yes, it can be if the urethra is involved. For men, this is rarely present. For female, watch for contamination during urine collection leading to whi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Irregular menses: Very unlikely, but nothing is really impossible.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If it is the first outbreak then there is a risk to the fetus, regardless of the type of delivery. A congenital infection can have devastating effects ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Primary outbreak: A first time infection with herpes during pregnancy is very serious since the virus can go from your blood stream through the placenta and cause an in ... Read More
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