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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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How long does it take the herpes virus or gential warts to show up in blood test. Small red bump in pubic area should I be alarmed ?

How long does it take the herpes virus or gential warts to show up in blood test.  Small red bump in pubic area should I be alarmed ?

2 weeks: 2 weeks is the likely. Of time for to show up in a blood test however you probably have anothrr issue! ...Read more

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Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Yes: The virus you mentioned can affect the skin anywhere in the body. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi,I would like to know.How comes bacterial stis and parasites curable but not viruses.I had pubic lice,Herpes,flat warts.

Hi,I would like to know.How comes bacterial stis and parasites curable but not viruses.I had pubic lice,Herpes,flat warts.

A virus is able to: Become part of our cellular DNA.They are then able to replicate in our r normal cell.Killing virions would often mean killing our cells .The ability to get rid of the changed without killing our cell is not there yet without it being toxic.wWe are getting there though.Bacteria and parasites operate outside our cellular material.tThus the agents we use to kill them are working outside of our cell ...Read more

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Could a coldsore (herpes simplex virus) lead to genital warts?

Could a coldsore (herpes simplex virus) lead to genital warts?

Viruses: Nope. Not in any way. Warts are caused by either the human papilloma virus or the molluscum virus. Herpes is not in any way related to these viruses. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between an anal fissure and an anal fissure caused by the herpes virus? Are other symptoms involved when its caused by hsv?

How to tell the difference between an anal fissure and an anal fissure caused by the herpes virus? Are other symptoms involved when its caused by hsv?

Herpes unlikely: Herpes can cause lesions similar to anal fissure, but the large majority of anal fissures are not herpes. However, if the fissure is new (within a few days), it is difficult or impossible to tell for sure only by symptoms. Initial herpes usually causes multiple lesions and often fever, etc; but maybe no other symptoms with recurrent herpes. See your doctor to for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How long do sun blisters last on your lips, also is it possible that this is not caused by the herpes virus?

How long do sun blisters last on your lips, also is it possible that this is not caused by the herpes virus?

"Sun blisters"?: What do you mean by "sun blisters"?. Blistering could occur with sunburn. With heavy sweating, some people get miliaria (sweat blisters) when sweat builds up under blocked pores. And sun exposure can trigger oral herpes outbreaks. If you have a history of recurrent oral herpes and the current problem is similar, probably that's what it is. See a doctor if you remain uncertain or concerned. ...Read more

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Do you know are chickenpox and cold sores caused by different strains of the herpes virus?

Do you know are chickenpox and cold sores caused by different strains of the herpes virus?

Herpes Viruses: There are three herpes viruses. The common chicken pox is caused by a cousin to the other two "herpes' viruses. Chicken pox can now be prevented by the childhood varicella vaccination and hopefully with time we will see this eradicated. There are two herpes viruses. Herpes type one is found on or near the mouth more than 90% of the time. Herpes two is found near the genitals 95% of the time. ...Read more

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Does the herpes virus cause gastritis?

Does the herpes virus cause gastritis?

Yes it can: It has been reported and occurs especially in immune compromised patients or weak immune system. ...Read more

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What is it about a herpes virus that would cause it to erupt on the skin?

Herpes: This is how the viral infection or re-currence of the virus manifests in the human. It infects a piece of skin. As it heals the virus migrates to the nerve cells that control that area of skin. Re-current outbreaks can be due to a aggressive virus, to stress and fatigue and skin irritation. ...Read more

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I have a friend that has the herpes virus, and her boboyfriend is a Meth user. Can his use cause her to have outbreaks?

I have a friend that has the herpes virus, and her boboyfriend is a Meth user. Can his use cause her to have outbreaks?

Herpes simplex: No. His meth use will not cause her to have herpetic lesions, except perhaps secondarily if the tension and anxiety induced by his illegal activities disturbs her. ...Read more

Herpes Virus (Definition)

Viruses from the family herperviridae. At least seven species of herpesvirus are known to be infectious to man: herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2, varicella zoster virus, epstein-barr virus, cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus 6, ...Read more


Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more