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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not typically: When you have a herpes outbreak, the symptoms and eventual outbreak itself usually play out over the course of a couple of weeks. If this has been go ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Of course: The prodrome starts from hours to a few days prior to a migraine attack and is characterized by changes in mood or behavior. Features include hyperact ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person take ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
YES: This is common.
A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends...: It all depends on how you were instructed to do so.If your outbreaks are only occasional and you are referring to the oral herpes( or commonly known a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
The prodrome: starts from hours to a few days prior to a migraine attack and is characterized by changes in mood or behavior. Features include hyperactivity or hypo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Zip, none, nada: The majority of the male population over 20 has one or more strains & will never know they have it or where they got it. Rarely the cancer strains ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience in Dentistry
Vesicles : The vesicular stage is the most contagious. The tiny little fluid filled vesicles contain live virus and is most easily transmissible.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be something else.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Immunity: The varying degrees of immune mechanisms which keep herpes simplex virus in check are not fully understood. We know that some people are prone to fre ... Read More

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