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Can Your Body Fight Off Herpes
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
Yes, but rarely: There are several different types of herpes virus. The chicken pox virus (varicella) is a type of herpes virus which does cause blisters to form in an "all over" (ie. Disseminated) pattern. The herpes virus which causes oral sores or genital ulcers (hsv) would very rarely cause a "disseminated" infection. This is unlikely to happen unless a person has an extremely weak immune system (ie. Hiv/aids). ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) can cause infections that affect the mouth, the face, the genitals, the skin, the buttocks, and the anal area. In general, type i, also known as herpes labialis, causes infections above the waist, most commonly as oral cold sores. Type ii infections occur mainly below the waist, leading to genital herpes. ...Read more
Technically yes: However, this is not common for the average person with herpes. Excema herpeticum is the more widespread eruption of herpes that can be seen in patients with bad eczema o atopic dermatitis. Also, those who are immunosuppressed can have more severe presentation of herpes. Seeing it all over the body is not likely though. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Transfer of herpes from one part of the body to another is called auto-inoculation. It sometimes occurs during someone's first infection with the virus, but after a few months, the immune system prevents new infections with the same virus, anywhere on the body. Use common sense hygiene and avoid rubbing your eyes during an outbreak of oral or genital herpes. Otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more
Depends: That depends on the test. A blood test will remain positive but a veal culture will be positive only with active infection. ...Read more
It can: ANY virus can make you feel like you are "coming down with something"--so feeling a little under the weather or having something like burning in your body would be one thing that can happen. As long as that feeling goes away in a wee, along with the herpes--then I would say it IS the virus. ...Read more
Hsv virus is easily inactivated by exposure to ph <4, temperatures >56°c for 30 min, pasteurization (60°c for 10 h), and microwave heating for 4 minutes.
Survival outside host: hsv virus survives for short periods of time outside the host. It can survive on dry inanimate surfaces (survival ranges from few hours to 8 weeks). They survive longer at lower humidity. ...Read more
Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body?
2 weeks to 3 months:
The response time varies and may take up to three months to turn positive. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003352.htm. ...Read more
Does Herpes Type 1 cause white lining in the cheeks? Have got white lining on both cheeks and a burning feeling within my body.
Cold sores are caused from a herpes infection. You get such an infection from direct contact, such as kissing.
Usually there is tingling of the skin followed by blisters which dry up, can scab, and then heal. Rarely, scarring may result.
Unfortunately, there is no cure and the virus lives in the nerves forever. Therefore, the sores may come back--usually when under stress or there is sunburn. ...Read more
Body to body massage from tantric masseuses using an outcall service. They would be naked and finish with handjob. Is there a herpes risk?
If herpes is a virus, and we know where it originates and resides in the body between outbreaks, why don't we have a cure? It should be simple, no?
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