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Could herpes cause other problems?

Could herpes cause other problems?

Yes: Herpes is very complicated. Simply put, there are essentially two types: cold sores (type i) and genital herpes (type ii). In patients with weak immune systems, herpes can cause ulcers in the esophagus, encephalitis (brain inflammation) and neurological disorders to name a few. In relatively healthy adults, an annoying cold sore or painful genital outbreaks can occur occassionally. ...Read more

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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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What other STDs can herpes cause?

What other STDs can herpes cause?

Genital or labial : Hsv1 in general is the cause of herpes around the mouth area and sometimes in the oral mucosa. Hsv2 jn general causes herpes blisters in the anal, vaginal or penile area. Either virus can produce herpes blisters on any open area of the body (finger, eyes, nose). Treatment depends on how often you get outbreak and if its hsv1 or 2, which can be determined by culture. ...Read more

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Can stis cause other health problems?

Can stis cause other health problems?

Absolutely: 1. Hiv - causes many illnesses including cancers, liver problems, blood problems, etc. 2. Syphilis - cardiac issues, neurologic issues, mental disorders 3. Hpv - cervical, rectal cancer etc. ...Read more

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Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Tapeworms (T): Yes, causes malnutrition, nausea, digestive problems, allergies etc. Fish tapeworm causes megaloblastic anemia by reducing vitamin b-12. The cystic form of disease can affect brain causing convulsion. ...Read more

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I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

List: Causes of TMJ syndrome are not completely understood.. Causes may include, misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism),, poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, excessive gum chewing. Treatment can be complex and beyond the scope of this answer. See a TMJ expert for guidance. ...Read more

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Are there any stomach related problems or viruses that can also cause neuropathy?

Are there any stomach related problems or viruses that can also cause neuropathy?

A few, see below: Malabsorption syndromes in general, such as whipple's disease, but this is in intestine. The classic stomach problem is pernicious anemia, b-12 deficiency, which can cause peripheral nerve problems, and spinal cord issues. Alcohol abuse may lead to nutritional deficiencies via many mechanisms. Campylobacter jejuni, again intestinal, can lead to guillain-barre, and chronic cidp. ...Read more

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What could cause symptoms of immune issues and reoccuring oral thrush, other than autoimmune disorders?

What could cause symptoms of immune issues and reoccuring oral thrush, other than autoimmune disorders?

Oral thrush: It is unusual for an 17 year old to have recurrent oral thrush. If you use chronic corticosteroid, or steroid asthma inhaler, you might have an increased risk of having it. Some conditions that affect the number or function of your t lymphocytes, a type of the immune cells can make you susceptible to oral thrush or mucocutaneus candidiasis. ...Read more

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Can heart prblems cause other problems?

Can heart prblems cause other problems?

Yes: Your question is necessarily vague due to space constraints-advanced heart disease can cause cirrhosis, renal failure, malnutrition, and encephalopathy. We're talking end-stage heart disease here . Most heart disease doesn't cause these issues. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause baby problems?

Can herpes cause baby problems?

Herpes and pregnancy: A mother can infect her baby during delivery, often fatally. But if a woman had genital herpes before getting pregnant, or if she is first infected early in pregnancy, the chance that her baby will be infected is very low -- less than 1%. Women with genital herpes are examined carefully for any symptoms before giving birth. If sores or signs that an outbreak is coming a c-section is done. ...Read more

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Can arthritis cause other medical problems or diseases?

Can arthritis cause other medical problems or diseases?

Yes: Arthritis can be from many things like ghonorrhea, rheumatoid, lupus, some cancers. Many of these things can casue heart problems and of course other things depending on the kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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What other condition can mimic HIV symptoms?

What other condition can mimic HIV symptoms?

Depends: In the initial stage, HIV has the same symptoms as Flu. Later it can mimic tumors, infections, malabsorption, dementia, pneumonia etc. ...Read more

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What other condition can mimic HIV symptoms?

What other condition can mimic HIV symptoms?

Many things: The symptoms of a new HIV infection are nonspecific--that is, the same symptoms can be caused by many medical conditions. Most common are sore throat, fever, a non-itchy skin rash of red spots, and enlarged lymph nodes -- plus others. Most people with these symptoms have other viruses or non-infectious problems, even if at risk for HIV. Testing for HIV is the only way to know. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What other things could cause hypothyroidism besides family history?

What other things could cause hypothyroidism besides family history?

MANY CONDITIONS!: There are at least ten causes that i can think of, but whatever the cause, the "bottom line" is the same! properly chosen thyroid medication, given at adequate dosage, is needed to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Can cross bites cause other problems?

Can cross bites cause other problems?

Yes: Including, but not limited to, excessive tooth wear, food impaction, destruction of supporting bone/gums, damage to jaw joints, etc. you have a malocclusion. See a Pro. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist for an examination. ...Read more

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What other problems can scoliosis cause? Can scoliosis cause other problems or complications in the body? .

Varies: Mild to moderate cases of scoliosis usually do not cause problems. Progressive and secure causes can cause cardiac and respiratory compromise, severe pain, and abdominal symptoms as well. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Does a yeast infection cause vaginal cancer or any other serious problems?

Does a yeast infection cause vaginal cancer or any other serious problems?

Not really: A fungal (yeast) infection of the vagina if left alone for a long period (years), may be associated with hyperplasia, which along with additional factors, may ultimately lead to dysplasia and then cancer. Hpv is a much more closely associated risk factor for the development of dysplasia and then cancer than yeast infections. ...Read more

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What other common or serious conditions mimic appendicitis?

What other common or serious conditions mimic appendicitis?

Several: Crohn's small bowel disease illeal lymphadenitis meckel's diverticulitis tubal disease in females diverticulitis pelvic inflammatory disease gonorrhea kidney stone on right many other items. ...Read more

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