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Can HPV or genital herpes kill you?

Can HPV or genital herpes kill you?

Some, yes: Hpv is a virus that can cause certain cancers, including cervical cancer. This can certainly kill you if not caught early and treated. Genital herpes is unlikely to be fatal, unless you get severely immunosuppressed and it attacks other organs, such as the brain. Hepatitis can cause liver failure and death, or can lead to liver cancer and death from that. Hiv can certainly kill. ...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 herpes kill me or something?

Can herpes kill me or something?

Not usually: Herpes is usually a non fatal but annoying condition in adults. It can cause painful sores or ulcers and even recurrent outbreaks and surrounding infection. It can increase your risk of contracting HIV if exposed. Rarely in can cause infection in the brain or meningitis. In newborns it can cause brain infection, blindness and death. In men you can also get inflamed rectum. Not usually death. ...Read more

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Could my body kill herpes and get rid of it?

Could my body kill herpes and get rid of it?

If you have : Recurrent herpetic lesions- it will not be "killed". However there are methods to help control the infection. ...Read more

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How long does herpes live off the body? Does it have to dry or will the temperature change kill the virus?

How long does herpes live off the body? Does it have to dry or will the temperature change kill the virus?

Herpes: Herpes viruses from cold sores around the mouth can survive for four hours on plastic, three hours on cloth and two hours on the skin. ...Read more

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Can you kill the herpes virus with any foods or by fasting?

Can you kill the herpes virus with any foods or by fasting?

No: No "killer foods" and fasting to your own death would still leave the virus potentially infectious, so sorry, it cannot be addressed by those means. Use precautions. For more information, see: http://www.Herpes.Com/transmission.Shtml. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for herpes to kill the virus does lectroject or imulux work

Is there a cure for herpes to kill the virus does lectroject or imulux work

Stick with legit Rx.: Imulux is a light treatment, which lectroject is a scary-looking electrical contraption. I know of no credible evidence that either one works. Stick with with fda-approved drugs like valacyclovir and famciclovir, both of which kill the herpes virus and control the disease in most cases. ...Read more

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Can herpes simplex shorten your life or kill you?

Can herpes simplex shorten your life or kill you?

In general: In an immunocompetent host (a person with a healthy immune system), a herpes simplex infection is not accepted as a disease process that causes significant morbidity (deaths). ...Read more

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How do I kill herpes simplex on a bathtub?

How do I kill herpes simplex on a bathtub?

Soap or any cleanser: Nobody ever catches herpes from the environment, e.g. by contacting bathtubs, toilets, towels, etc. There is no risk anybody will catch it, even if the bathtub is somehow contaminated with herpes simplex virus (HSV). However, if you want the extra security, just wipe it with any standard household cleaner, or soap and water. ...Read more