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Can Herpes Virus Cause Hematuria
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis with left side weaker. I believe it was caused by a herpes virus. Is this possible? What
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
I have a friend that has the herpes virus, and her boboyfriend is a Meth user. Can his use cause her to have outbreaks?
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 for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
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
Is it possible to get a sunburn on your lips that causes a small blister, that is not associated with the herpes virus?
Do doctors prescribe patients zovifax for shingles, since shingles/chickenpox are cause by the herpes virus?
Depends on each case: Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is one of eight herpes viruses known to cause human infection and is distributed worldwide, usually self limited but can cause significant complications, such as soft tissue infection, pneumonia, hepatitis, reye syndrome, and encephalitis. Patients at increased risk of complications include adults, pregnant women, and immunosuppressed hosts. ...Read more
Can a herpes virus cause involuntary movement? Had herpes, doc thought it was a cold. Started to jerk, tremor right around end. Didn't take meds for herp
Can the herpes virus cause your lip to have localized swelling and a hard lump beneath the inside of your lip? And there are no blisters.
Could herpes simplex virus II be the cause to my on going pericarditis w/ pericardial effusion? Got herpes virus then year later got pericarditis.
...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk of getting herpes. ...Read more
Herpes: Herpes virus isn't particularly bad to catch. Most people have exposure to herpes type 1 by the time they are 20. About 1 in 5 people show blood evidence of having been exposed to herpes type 2 virus. Most don't even know it. Some people do have trouble with frequent or severe outbreaks. Also it can rarely cause a serious infection of the brain. This is especially true for babies at time of birth. ...Read more
Contagious: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
Not really...: The way you ask the question, I assume you mean some sort of chronic neurological problem. The answer is a definite no; HSV doesn't do that. Recurrent outbreaks can be preceded by "prodrome" of tingling or pain, which has a neurological origin. And rarely HSV2 can cause recurrent outbreaks of the membranes covering the brain, with recurrent aseptic meningitis. Otherwise no neurological worries. ...Read more
Baby is watched: A woman with a history of genital herpes, even without fresh sores on her genitals, can transmit herpes virus to her baby during delivery. Such an at-risk baby is carefully examined, so that anti-viral medications can be started if the baby shows signs of herpes infection (rashes or sickly behavior). If the baby looks fine in his first month, then he probably did not catch mom's genital herpes. ...Read more
Cure is unlikely: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are permanent, with lifelong potential for recurrent oubreaks and/or transmission to close personal contacts. However, outbreaks tend to become very infrequent over time, and transmission becomes uncommon. Unfortunately, science has not found anything to cure herpes. Maybe someday, but probalby not in the near future. ...Read more
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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