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Herpes On The Cervix
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
Not necessarily: There is a blood test for herpes and if you wish to know if you have been infected with Herpes 1 and or 2, ask your doctor for the blood test. For good health- Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Does md have to call you if herpes test comes back positive or can they wait until your next visit to call you? I am pregnant. Md tested me for this as i was having some slight bleeding which appeared to be coming from the cervix (us later determined it w
Please : Please call your doctor or their nurse immediately and ask about your results. You should know about the result. Please call immediately to put your mind at rest. ...Read more
Itchy vulva. Was diagnosed with hpv but cervix was ok last check up. Was diagnosed with herpes a few years ago, could that have something to do w it?
Yeast?: The main cause of vulvar itching is yeast infection. HPV doesn't cause itching. Mild herpes outbreaks may itch, with few other symptoms, but the itching would be localized to a particular spot, gone in a few days, and not recur until at least a few weeks later. Best to see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Or try an OTC yeast treatment, but for sure see your doctor if itching persists. ...Read more
I have genital herpes and have recent been diagnosed with hpv and was told I have a lesion on my cervix... I've been having swollen lymph nodes?
History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you want an abortion. Possiblity will it effect you on trying again?
Probably not: An std like chlamydia can affect fertility with scaring of tubes. An abortion could cause scaring of the lining of the uterus causing recurrent miscarriage and failed implantation. The good news is that these complications are low and rarely occur. Don't worry about it this now. Try and get pregnant when the time is right. ...Read more
History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you did a abortion.am i at higher risk of getting cervical cancer?
Cervical cancer risk: Risk factors for cervical cancer are related to HPV infection, which increases as the number of sexual partners increases, and also probably with age at first sexual activity. Smoking may also contribute. The history you give suggests that you or your partner(s) are likely to also have HPV. Best prevention after behavior change is regular Pap screen and HPV testing. ...Read more
It depends: Herpes simplex infections in healthy people are usually localized to the area of infection. In people with weakened immune systems herpes can be serious, causing not only skin infections but also potentially infecting other organs. Herpes infections in newborn babies can be very serious and have lifelong consequences or even causing death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes Symptoms: The virus starts to multiply when it gets into the skin cells. The skin becomes red and sensitive, and soon afterward, one or more blisters or bumps appear. The blisters first open, scab over, and then heal as new skin tissue forms. During a first outbreak, the area is usually painful and may itch, burn or tingle. Flu-like symptoms are also common: swollen glands, headache, muscle aches, fever. ...Read more