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How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

Need eye exam ASAP: Herpes of the eye can be a very serious problem. Symptoms can include redness , burning, itching of the eye. Tearing and blurry vision are also things to look for. If you think you have herpes of the eyes you need to see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Could you explain how to get rid of sores in the mouth?

Could you explain how to get rid of sores in the mouth?

Sores?: If they are the typical sores they are probably a herpetic virus, like a canker sore but it could be a traumatic lesion from brusing your gums or cheek or a chemical burn like holding an Aspirin next to a bad tooth (don't try). ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a cut in your mouth or herpes?

How can you tell if you have a cut in your mouth or herpes?

Culture.: It is very rare to see herpes inside the mouth, despite what you've been told, or read on-line. The overwhelming majority of sores inside the mouth are canker sores, not herpes. The only way to know for sure, however, is to see your doctor for a viral culture. ...Read more

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How to know if I have genital herpes and what are the symptoms?

How to know if I have genital herpes and what are the symptoms?

Painful bumps: You may experience tingling and flu like symptoms before an outbreak. You may notice small painful bumps that break open and a little ulcer forms. They are usually very painful to the touch and very contagious. ...Read more

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Could you explain how to get rid of sores in mouth?

It depends: You need to find out what is causing it. I have treated several cold sores (virus) cases with laser and have get 100% no reoccurrence. Now, if the origin is food or any other kind of acids you can have your dentist prescript a mouth rinse commonly call magic swizzle to alleviate the discomfort and help in reducing the healing time. ...Read more

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What are the specific symptoms of herpes zoster? To know when a person have to go to the doctor...

What are the specific symptoms of herpes zoster? To know when a person have to go to the doctor...

shingles: Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus. It often causes symptoms of burning, tingling, sharp sensation, or dull pain prior to the onset of the actual rash. Once the rash develops it is often a cluster of red, blistering lesions that are located in one particular area of the body (called dermatomes) supplied by a particular nerve. Dr can prescribe appropriate meds. ...Read more

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If you have herpes how can you tell the difference if you have 2nd outbreak?

If you have herpes how can you tell the difference if you have 2nd outbreak?

Not easily: Generally primary herpetic outbreaks are more severe than recurrent episodes, but assessing the differences is not always simple. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the stomach virus? How long do you have it? And what to do to get well?

What are the symptoms of the stomach virus? How long do you have it? And what to do to get well?

Usually 24 to 48 h: A stomach virus can be caused by many different bugs /viruses. It can be as mild as a little stomach cramping to severe cramping with violet vomiting with diarrhea.. Many times a person refers to a stomach virus as food poisoning. Most of the stomach viruses usually pass in 24 to 48 hours. Drink plenty of fluids, if you're having vomiting or diarrhea you'll need even more fluid. Possibly even a sports nutritional drink to replenish your body with some of the electrolytes it's losing in the diarrhea and the nausea and vomiting. You can also try one of the over-the-counter medications that help with nausea and vomiting and diarrhea. You'll probably want to avoid any significant food intake during this time. Fluids are the most important at this time not food. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have chlamydia in the mouth or if it is just strep throat?

How can you tell if you have chlamydia in the mouth or if it is just strep throat?

Throat culture: Chlamydia as a cause of sore throat(pharyngitis), if it occurs, is rare. If a throat culture shows strep then that's the likely cause of pharyngitis. If the culture shows only chlamydia, then it's possible it could be the cause. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate time and how to tell someone that you have condyloma?

What is the appropriate time and how to tell someone that you have condyloma?

Oral Cancers: Mounting evidence suggests causal relationship between hpv and oral cancers. The hpv virus which is responsible for genital warts has recently been implicated (although evidence has been mounting for 1-2 decades) that the same hpv virus (especially subtypes 16&18) are responsible for oral cancers. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have the symptom of cancer of jaw?

How to tell if you have the symptom of cancer of jaw?

See below: Tumor of the jaw generally will present with swelling, pain, bleeding, loose teeth, weight loss etc. See this site for more info. http://www.med-health.net/jaw-cancer.html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if you have genital herpes can you be viral shedding 45% of the year?

Very unlikely: It is unlikely you shed virus that often. In genital herpes due to HSV2, shedding typically is 5% to 20% of the time. But actual transmission risk is lower; often shedding is in very small amounts of virus, too little for easy transmission to partners. You can reduce shedding and transmission risk with valacyclovir or acyclovir. Unlike HSV2, HSV1 genital shedding and sexual transmission are rare. ...Read more

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How can I tell if the blisters are herpes?

How can I tell if the blisters are herpes?

See MD or Dentist: You can look at the pictures posted her about the variuos forms of herpes i and ii as well as other on-line searches and compare what you have but the only way to be sure is to have a professional evaluated it. Both hsv i & ii sores will look different at different phases in the sore from onset to resolution & a professional will know all the possible appreances. ...Read more

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How do you get cold sores inside your mouth? What is the cause?

How do you get cold sores inside your mouth? What is the cause?

HSV: Hsv causes cold sores which are usually outside of the oral cavity. Perhaps you are referring to a canker sore. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anorexia? How to know if you have it?

What are the symptoms of anorexia? How to know if you have it?

Low weight: Weight below 85% of expected intense fear of gaining weight or being fat. Disturbance of body image. For women loss of normal menses. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference in HPV and herpes?

How do you tell the difference in HPV and herpes?

Appearance: Herpes is a group of blisters. While hpv are small raised areas which must be treated because it will spread and be transmitted to your partners. Seek treatment early , since the more extensive the hpv, the harder it is totally eradicate. ...Read more

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How long do it take to know if you have a STD? And can someone putting there mouth on ur penis give you a STD?

How long do it take to know if you have a STD? And can someone putting there mouth on ur penis give you a STD?

Get tested: It may take days or weeks to know if you contracted an STD. If you had unprotected sex and have doubts, then go to the Health Dept or your family doctor and get tested. And yes, you can get STD by oral sex, especially viral. ...Read more

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What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea symptoms and how can you guess which one you have before you decide to get tested?

What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea symptoms and how can you guess which one you have before you decide to get tested?

Not too many: The two conditions can be remarkably similar. Gc usually presents with more pain and purulent discharge, but have seen the same thing with non-gonococcal urethritis, usually due to chlamydia. Guessing is nowhere as good as being diagnosed and treated appropriately. And would you believe you can have both simultaneously. ...Read more

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