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Can You Get Herpes On Your Breast
Herps simplex virus is a rare cause of breast infection. Few cases of maternal-infant transmission of the virus during breast-feeding resulting in nipple lesions have been documented and only two cases have been reported in nonlactating women.
So you can get if the female is infected.But dose not come from the milk, herpes can be passed on during skin-to-skin contact. ...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
You get herpes where you are infected with it. It does not or cannot move or transfer to another part of a body.
If your blood tests show that you are in fact positive for herpes type two and you have outbreaks or a history of sores on your genitals then the breast is not genital herpes. ...Read more
Just wondering if you get diagnosed with herpes does that make you sterile? Or can it affect breast feeding your baby as I have a 9 wk and 3 day baby
Worrisome issue: Herpes is more worrisome in some respects than some std's.Spread of the germ to a baby prior to or during delivery may result in a devastating neonatal encephalitis that leads to death or permanent disability. A new case acquired after the kids birth is unlikely to affect breast feeding unless s/he has contact with lesions. The germ stays away from your fallopian tubes so sterility is unlikely. ...Read more
Woman has genital herpes just above vagina. No outbreak when I saw her. On meds for 4 years and no outbreaks for 2. Can I get genital herpes by kissing her on lips or by sucking in her breasts?
Yes: Yes you can because she may have on lips also. Type 1 HSV most common genital herpes cause in USA women nowadays studies show. Valacyclovir decreases transmission 50 percent and risk of catching for partner goes up 10 percent each year sexually active. No sex if symptoms present or prodrome. Otherwise risk/reward praise her for her honesty and decide. ...Read more
Can I get plastic surgery if I have Herpes Zoster in the eye? I want to have my nose and breasts done in the future , will it be possible?
Zoster or simplex?: Do you mean herpes zoster (shingles) or herpes simplex? Zoster is unlikely to be a problem. Operations on the face and eyes can trigger reactivation of HSV1 in people with oral or facial herpes, usually (but not only) in people with known oral herpes (cold sores, etc). But this can be prevented with anti-herpes treatment if necessary. Breast surgery no problem. Discuss with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Drinking water of call girl.i dont know her status.touching her breast, buttucks,panty and also bath towel by hand.no sex ,no kiss.by this get herpes?
Never: See a dermatologist so you can better deal with whatever you really have. ...Read more
I was diagnosed w/ herpes on breasts, except I have never had any sexual activity. It looks like a zit/swollen lymph node. What could it be?
Skin herpes is: A painful rash usually limited to one side of he body--see pcp ; find out what it is! ...Read more
Only...: ...If, through poor hygiene, virus-contaminated secretions are smeared by unwashed hands on the breast. ...Read more
I have bumps on my legs, forearms, back, side, thighhis, breast, lower buttock, and hands. They itch constantly all the time. Is this herpes?
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I had sex with a woman 3WEEKS LATER I get these small pimples on chest and have a genital herpes break out with a cold. could i have hiv.
Not HIV: The rash of a new HIV infection is not pimple-like, and occurs along with fever, sore throat, lymph node enlargement, etc. Three weeks is too long for onset of new herpes and HIV doesn't cause cold symptoms like stuffy nose or cough. If you remain worried, visit the Public Health STD clinic at Harborview (which I used to direct) to check out your symptoms and herpes, and maybe HIV testing. ...Read more
My breast get really puffy at times the only times they aren't are when it 's cold or when i get out of the shower can you tell me what i have.?
Doctor can evaluate: Breast swelling may come with the fluctuations in hormone levels throughout a woman's period. Breast swelling that occurs more randomly sounds odd, so one can be evaluated by an obgyn doc to see what might be causing it. One should write down on a big calendar any useful details, such as which days the symptoms occur, what activities occurred, what foods/drinks eaten, any meds used, etc... ...Read more
M 32 and half yr old.hav multiple cysts in both breasts.get my u/s done ev.2 yrs.got it done 11/2 yr back.at this age can mammography be done on me?
Mammography can be: performed, but it may not be necessary unless you are a BRCA carrier, or are otherwise at very high risk. Screening mammography should begin at age 40. ...Read more
^ Breast Size.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more
Hormone dysfunction?: Other than an infection, trauma, or rare tumor, the only reasons for breast engorgement are hormonally related. This could come from your menstrual cycle variations or early pregnancy. An evaluation by your gynecologist should answer your concerns, and provide relief through proper treatment. ...Read more
Implants: The size of the breast is dependent on two factors: how wide is the implant and how much it comes forward. The width of the implants is dictated by the width of your chest but how much you want the breast to come forward is determined by the "projection" or the "profile" of the implant. There are high and ultrahigh profiles available. ...Read more
Possibilities: Large male breasts may be a sign of a hormone imbalance, side effect of certain medications, or due to use of marijuana. Causes such as these are treated by cessation of the causative agent or by taking a different medication. If medical reasons for gynecomastia can be ruled out by your primary physician, a plastic surgeon is the best to see for definitive treatment. ...Read more
Almost-never.: The statistical probability of getting breast cancer at 15 is lower than the odds of winning the lottery. Breast cancer rates increase the older you are, and are rarely seen before the 30's. However, if one has a palpable lump and/or a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer, it is best to discuss with one's primary care doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more
< 1 in a Million: Breast cancer is very rare in women under 30 and increases in incidence the older you get. The statistical probabibility of having breast cancer at 12 is less than the probability of winning a million dollars in the lottery. A breast lump in a 12-yr old girl is most likely a benign fibroadenoma, which can be confirmed by ultrasound +/- biopsy. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal f. ...Read more
Maybe, within limits: Fat grafting for breast enlargement has a controversial history and was banned by the american society of plastic surgeons for many years, but due to recent advances in techniques it is now done, within limits. It is routinely used for small amounts to improve the results of breast reconstruction, but for augmentation it is still limited by unpredictability for volumes comparable to implants. ...Read more
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