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Can herpes be cured?

Can herpes be cured?

No: Herpes simplex virus, like all members of this group of viruses, acts like a squatter. Sets up shop in your body and remains there for the rest of your life, although you may never have symptoms. ...Read more

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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Can HSV be cure?

Can HSV be cure?

No: Hsv - hepes simplex virus comes in 2 basic forms type 1 (generally oral) and type 2 (generally genital). Both are viruses that live in the nerve ganglion & once infected it remains with you all your life. Many can have hsv1 and never have any real problems except an occasional cold sore, hsv2 tends to be more troublesome but both can be controlled with medication from your md or dentist. ...Read more

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Can syphilis be cured?

Can syphilis be cured?

Germ can be killed: The germs of syphillis can be cured with antibiotics. If that germ has injured or destroyed some tissues in your body those tissues may or may not be able to recover after treatment. ...Read more

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Can impetigo be cured?

Can impetigo be cured?

Impetigo: Impetigo is normally, very easy to treat. A topical antibiotic ointment or oral antibiotics will treat the infection. ...Read more

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Can stis be cured?

Can stis be cured?

Usually: Most are caused by organisms for which effective antibiotics are currently available. A few have developed some degree of resistance but still are susceptible to one or two agents. The earlier you seek treatment, the less likely there will be permanent damage. ...Read more

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Can pharyngitis be cured?

Can pharyngitis be cured?

Sure: If viral, it will go away in time. If bacterial, antibiotics effect a c ure. ...Read more

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Can candidiasis be contagious?

Can candidiasis be contagious?

Kind of...: ...Though it's pretty ubiquitous; most people carry a small amount of Candida Albicans on their skin and mucous surfaces without becoming sick; candida tends to flare up on injured surfaces, or after bacteria are suppressed with antibiotics, or in an immunosuppressed host, or in an embedded foreign body. ...Read more

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Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

No, unfortunately: Once HIV is detected, it has gotten into cells in the body and we do not currently know how to completely eliminate (cure) this infection. It does look like early antiretroviral therapy may provide benefit in terms of stabilizing the immune system. See a doctor as soon as possible if you have any suspicion that you could have gotten hiv. ...Read more

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Can BV be cured?

Can BV be cured?

Yes: Bv (bacterial vaginosis) can be cured. One can have a resistant case and require further evaluation and treatment and one can get re-infected. It can be cured, however. ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis be cured?

Can tonsillitis be cured?

Yes: Antibiotics work well for most tonsillitis; for recurrent tonsillitis (several times a year), see your ENT for risk reduction. ...Read more

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Can herpes be mistaken for chlamydia?

Can herpes be mistaken for chlamydia?

No likely: Anyone familiar with the manifestations of infection due to these organisms will be able to discern the differences. ...Read more

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Can trichomonas infection be cured completely??

Can trichomonas infection be cured completely??

Yes, but ...: You and your partner must be treated and followed until it is completely gone. Otherwise you will give it back and forth. Use comdoms until treatment complete. ...Read more

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How can HPV be cured?

How can HPV be cured?

It can't be cured: But most of the time, it goes away on its own. In fact, in young women, almost all of the hpv infections clear up with no treatment. The problem is that not all of them clear up, and those that don't can go on to cervical cancer which is very serious. ...Read more

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Can thrush be cured without treatment?

Can thrush be cured without treatment?

Why not treat!: Yogurt may help. Gentle peroxide gargling can help, but why not treat. Mycostatin (nystatin) can be taken otc, and fluconzole will clear it in no time. ...Read more

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Can ocular herpes be easily spread?

Simplex: Is not easily spread except through intimate contact. Zoster though can be especially if someone has not been vaccinated or has not had chickenpox in the past. ...Read more

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Can brucellosis be cured?

Can brucellosis be cured?

Yes: Specific antibiotics that your doctor can prescribe. ...Read more

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Pcos can be treated or it can be cured?

Pcos can be treated or it can be cured?

Treat but not cure: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder of reproductive age women characterized by irregular menses, obesity, hirsutism, acne & infertility, among other symptoms. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/polycystic-ovary-syndrome/ds00423" rel="nofollow" target="_bla. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea be dormant?

Can gonorrhea be dormant?

"Subclinical": Either you have an infection or you don't - really the term you are seeking is "subclinical"; not everyone who has an infection will develop the "burning"/discharge/"drip"/..... If you are certain that you were exposed, you should probably be treated anyway..... ...Read more