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Herpes: A person never "goes into remission" with herpes. One you are exposed to herpes you will always carry the virus. The virus will be inside your nerve and only come out periodically. The first outbreak a person has is generally the worst one. After this it is very very variable. We can try to prevent this from happening with pills if you want to take them. See your md or dermatologist for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can dry skin, sores on face & feet be caused by herpes & dental issues? What tests can confirm? Are they cause for concern in lymphoma pt in remission
"Herpes is Forever": There was an ironic quip that while love may fade..... It has no cure but some symptom relief is possible. It simply goes into ; out of remissions throughout life. Stress - physical or emotional can bring it out of retirement - general good health can keep it at rest. When you see your doctor, ask for guidance on managing it but definitely use condoms always but especially when sores are present. ...Read more
Barrier method-Condom: Some people who've had herpes in the past, can still remain asymptomatic, and can pass this onto their partner. You need to have him checked for stds, and herpes status. If he has active outbreaks, you'll need to refrain from sex. Otherwise you will be at high risk for contracting it. Also make sure he uses condoms. He can be in remission status. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: You need to conrol your onset and outbreaks with oral medication. The medication is very expensive if you do not have medical/drug insurance coverage. The herpes virus remains latent inside of your nerve tract until it becomes active by stress, hormonal changes and etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard there is certain natural vitamins you can take to cure herpes in 21 days. Is this true? If so, what vitamins, & how often do you take them?
None: Thete are no such cures for herpes. Whether it's Type I or II, oral and topical Rx antivirals will speed resolution of an outbreak. Any outbreak is self-limited, and it will eventually resolve - so, anything that is being utilized as a remedy at that time will seem to help. Same thing goes for other conditions that have flairs and remissions, like arthritis; the remedies don't work. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with genital herpes 2 days ago and only been with one partner. Yet he tests negative. How'd i get it ?
Sexual transmission: Herpes virus transmits via direct contact. You partner may also have had oral herpes that was transmitted to you via oral sex. There really is no other way to contract genital herpes--other than direct contact of someone who has lesions with your skin. However, when you are having a remission and have no ulcers you will not pass herpes to your partner. ...Read more
See below: Herpes simplex is a common virus found in humans. There are two main types, referred to as type i and type ii. Igg stands for immunoglobulin g...It is an antibody found in the human body. Igm is immunoglobulin m...Another antibody. It shows up early on in an infection and is used to differentiate certain types of infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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