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if my boyfriend has acne can I get it

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: There are two titers for HSV1 IgM is for early contact IgG will show if you have or had it. IgM over time turns into IgG If you really need to know y ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Acne that's severe enough for you to describe as "terrible" will require a dermatology consult and very likely isotretinoin. This will keep it at bay ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Congratulations on finding someone special. Whatever has caused your acne to flare, you owe it to yourself (and maybe to him) to get it under control. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get real Rx: "terrible" acne that has not responded to an oral antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 2x/day will require Isotretinoin rx. It is not cheap, pleasant, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
About 20-24 hours: The half life of the medicine is 10 hours,so only 1/2 of a dose taken at noon would be out of the system by 10 PM and the remaining would gradually be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV is Hard to Get: First: urine is sterile. It cannot cause you a viral infection with hiv. Second: there are no instant symptoms of an HIV infection. Some people get a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: You should try to eliminate what he is "sensitive" to in his environment first. He may be sensitive to laundry detergents, colognes, animal dander, po ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Acne on a man's torso usually requires a systemic antibiotic or something stronger, in addition to topical therapy. If this is indeed acne, he may not ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Could be: Molluscum is a viral based self limiting soft wart. It can be spread by contact. In younger children we often just observe it as it will usually resol ... Read More
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Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See a dermatologist: I would strongly suggest seeing a dermatologist. This is obviously a very troubling issue for you. A dermatologist can use meds and techniques like de ... Read More

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