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Can Hepatitis Come Back
Can pregnancy cause herpes zoster ophthalmicus to come back in my cornea? I heard stress can cause it to come back.
It can: Pregnancy can depress your immune system and allow zoster to resurface. Look out for eye pain, redness, changes in vision, or rash / vesicles. That said, if you are otherwise healthy and without HIV/AIDS, cancer, or use of steroids, pregnancy alone should not elevate your risk of shingles much more than a normal host. ...Read more
Yes: I find that many joint problems can be sucessfully managed with a rehabilitation program. Of course that is not true for everyone but i find that if a person commits to an exercise program of their joints they can really see significant changes if they give it enough time and effort. It is not always easy but then many things that are worth it are not always easy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare but worrisome: In the pre-vaccine era we had 50 deaths, 10000 hospitilizations and in excess of 2 million cases/yr. Those infected have a 50X increase in risk of invasive strep bacteria through the skin sores. Chickenpox can produce a terrible pneumonia in newborns and adults, but most will have a mild disease. Later in life, the germ can return from hibernation in your body and cause shingles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. If one person in the pair gets treated and the other does not at the same time, they can pass it back and forth. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more
Can genital warts cure it self? Can they go away and not come back or be spread? Are they just spread threw sex? Can this cause cancer?
Maybe, maybe: The best answer will be provided by your dr or gyn, after an examination of this lesion. It could be many things, and we can not know if your diagnostic impression is correct. In some cases yes, would be the right answer to most of your (multiple) questions. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but the reason : Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Lgsil is caused by hpv, also a sexually transmitted disease. Therefore, if you have one form of std, you could easily have another. After treatment, you should use condoms and barrier methods of contraception to prevent stds--and perhaps talk to potential partners before sex so you don't get another infection. Safe sex! ...Read more
Yes they can: Skin nodules due to Leukemia can regress when treated with chemotherapy. If the disease is aggressive, it can grow back quickly. This is usually a very bad sign and it indicates that the chemotherapy is not going to be able to control the disease for long....a change in treatment to a new set of drugs is usually required in such situations. ...Read more
Yes: Postpartum depression can come and go. There is evidence that the hormone changes in pregnancy and postpartum last for up to a couple of years. Add onto that the sleep changes and the new role in your life and it is a wonder that everyone isn't depressed. Talk to your doctor about getting help for depression and be sure to talk to someone right away if you have any thoughts of hurting yourself. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes.: First have to apologize, i hit the wrong 'button' on question about donating your liver if have hep c: no. As for current question, if you've recovered from the acute phase hep c, all the liver function studies often come back to normal, though may persist in elevated state. Your body will develop hep c antibodies, but at any time in the future, it could become active or lead to other liver probs. ...Read more