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Does impetigo cause scarring?

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Does impetigo cause scarring?

Generally not: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection, when healed you are left with a mild redness for a couple of weeks. Unless the infection is deep, such as carbuncles or inflamed cysts, scar generally does not result. Impetigo, by definition, is superficial, thus does not generally leave scars. ...Read more

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Impetigo (Definition)

A highly contagious skin infection from streptococcus (strep) or staphylococcus (staph) bacteria, causing open skin sores that may ...Read more


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Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

No delayed eruption: Fluoride would have no effect on the eruption pattern of teeth. At appropriate concentrations it strengthens teeth and despite some some poorly done studies it has no known detrimental affect. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Rarely: It usually just causes inflammation, but severe enough irritation can cause the skin to break down; it is not a common manifestation, though, and you should have your doctor investigate for other causes (such as hsv). ...Read more

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Does minocycline cause tooth discoloration?

Does minocycline cause tooth discoloration?

Yes...: Tetracycline antibiotics bind to calcium (which is why you shouldn't take them with milk). When the teeth are forming, the calcium crystals form to make enamel and dentin--incorporating the drug into the tooth structure. A similar thing happens to bone. ...Read more

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Does scabies cause fever?

Does scabies cause fever?

No,but...: No unless the bites develop a secondary bacterial infection. An abcess or cellulitis may result, causing a fever. ...Read more

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Does gum disease cause pimples?

Does gum disease cause pimples?

Gum "Pimples"?: Gum disease is not related to facial pimples, if you mean "pimples" as typical bumps on face. However, if you found a pimple-like swelling on your gum, it may be a sign that you have infection or abscess in your gum pocket, or in the deeper structure of your teeth/gums. If left untreated, you are at a higher--and severe--risk of facial infection and/or loss of the tooth/teeth. See a dentist now! ...Read more

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Does oral herpes cause teeth sensitivity?

Does oral herpes cause teeth sensitivity?

No: However a burning or throbbing sensation of oral mucosa or gums is possible. ...Read more

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How does staphylococcus aureus cause disease or sickness?

How does staphylococcus aureus cause disease or sickness?

Usually doesn't: A common bacteria found on the skin of the body. Can cause infection if it gets into a cut or wound. ...Read more

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Hydro-cortizone, does cause problems with fungal infections.?

Hydro-cortizone, does cause problems with fungal infections.?

HYDROCORTISONE: Hydrocortisone creams sometimes makes fungal infections worse. If you are sure it's a fungal infection (how do you know?), then an otc cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monistat applied twice daily might help. Also no soaps; use gentle cleansers like cetaphil or neutrogena. If no better in a few days, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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How does staphylococcus cause blepharitis?

How does staphylococcus cause blepharitis?

Inflammation: Blepharitis is an inflammatory condition, not an infection. The inflammation comes from the body's response to toxins produced by a heavy population of bacteria on the eyelid. Controlling the population of bacteria by keeping the eyelid clean will reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Does vomiting cause the cavaties?

Does vomiting cause the cavaties?

How often?: Vomiting is more likely to cause tooth erosions than cavities, although long term persistent vomiting will certainly contribute to tooth destruction and combined with poor oral hygiene and foods high in sugar content help speed the formation of cavities. An occasional episode of vomiting, especially if you thoroughly rinse out right afterwards, will have little detrimental effects. ...Read more

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Why does a tooth abscess not spread and cause an infection of the other teeth?

Why does a  tooth abscess not  spread and cause an infection of the other teeth?

You're right...: Most tooth abscesses rarely affect adjacent teeth. This is a remarkable sign of a healthy immune system that can hold the infection 'at bay.' the infection tends affect the supporting bone and not destroy blood supply or nerves. If the cause of the infection is removed (extraction or root canal) our bodies can heal the affected bone while the blood/nerves still survive. Amazing isn't it? ...Read more

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An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?

An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?

It is a possibility: The bacteria from an infected gums travels through the blood stream to other areas/organs of the body can cause bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) can also make you generally ill, effect any body system and cause cause asthma-like symptoms. Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive, it may prevent general health problems. ...Read more

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Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Not usually: If you have an allergy to the contents of the ointment that couls trigger a reaction. ...Read more

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Is it possible fluoride can cause cystic acne?

No: I don't believe there to be any correlation. If your problem persists please consult with a dermatologist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How does this HPV virus work or cause problems?

How does this HPV virus work or cause problems?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is a sexually transmitted virus that can cause changes in the female birth canal cell that can lead to cancer of the cervix. There are many strains of hpv, but only a few are very dangerous. These can be tested for with a test along with the pap smear. There is some evidence that hpv can be transmitted orally. Except for penile warts, men generally don't show overt signs of infection. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause bumps?

Does UTI cause bumps?

No : Infected urine inside the bladder will not cause external bumps. Those would need to be evaluated by examination. ...Read more

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How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babiess?

How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babiess?

Contact: Babies in mothers exposed to chlamyia could get clamydia when passing through the vaina. Almost all hospitals in the us treat baby with an antiobitic ointment after they are born. Chlamyia infection is one of the leading causes of blindness in third world countries where antiotic use is limited. ...Read more