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Can impetigo spread to other parts of the body?

Can impetigo spread to other parts of the body?

Yes: If the patient touches the affected area, he/she can spread the impetigo to other parts of body. ...Read more

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Immunity (Definition)

In medicine, having an immunity to certain disease is to mean you are protected from getting it. For example: flu vaccination trigers the body to develop the immunity(antibody)/protection so that it won't get the flu. The idea is similar to the law: to provide immunity to someone is to protect that person from potential physical harm by other(s). Have ...Read more


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Does shingles spread to different parts of your body?

Does shingles spread to different parts of your body?

No : One cannot spread shingles to different parts of his or her own body. ...Read more

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Will the cancer spread to other parts of my body?

Will the cancer spread to other parts of my body?

We hope not.: What makes a cancer "evil" is the ability of cancer cells to travel outside of the organ where they arose and take over another organ; this is how cancer can be life-threatening. In advanced cases of cancer, we can identify these "invaders", but most often, these cells are present but undetectable. The stage of the cancer gives us an estimate of this probability, leading to the rec for chemorx. ...Read more

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Will eye cancer spread to other parts of my body?

Will eye cancer spread to other parts of my body?

Depends: It depends on the type of eye cancer you are talking about. For example, choroidal melanoma can spread for example, most commonly, to the liver. It doesn't mean that it will but it can. ...Read more

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Could shingles rash spread to other parts of body by touching?

Could shingles rash spread to other parts of body by touching?

No: You could transmit chicken pox to someone who has never had it, but you cannot transmit shingles to anyone else or spread it in your body. ...Read more

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Can rosacea spread to other parts of my body?

Can rosacea spread to other parts of my body?

No: Rosacea is limited to the face, especially cheeks, forehead and in severe cases, the nose. It can also affect the eyes (ocular rosacea). ...Read more

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How can you spread impetigo to other parts of your body?

Scratching: Impetigo is caused by infected skin sores. Scratching or picking at the lesions can easily transfer bacteria to other areas, especially any other breaks in the skin or mucous areas such as the nose or mouth area. Keep the sores clean, apply antibiotic ointment and a bandaid if needed. Avoid scratching or picking at them. Do good handwashing! ...Read more

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Help plz! Can shingles rash spread to other parts of body by touching?

No: Shingles is confined to the nerve distribution of whatever nerve is infected (we call these 'dermatomes'). So the rash will spread out as a band only on one side (L or R) of the body. It may take a couple days to fully spread out and become red, blistery & painful. Hopefully seeing a doc before that happens could limit or prevent that. I've shut down 2 cases where the pt came in just before rash. ...Read more

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How does multiple sclerosis spread to other parts of the body?

How does multiple sclerosis spread to other parts of the body?

See answer: Ms affects the brain and spinal cord, not the nerves outside. The messages from the brain and spinal cord can be affected so the message to the peripheral nerves are affected. ...Read more

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Can cold sores spread to other parts of the body even after the blister stage? Curious

Can cold sores spread to other parts of the body even after the blister stage? Curious

Cold sores: the herpes virus can always spread to different parts of the body, viral shedding is less after the blister stage though. ...Read more

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Does neuroblastoma metastasize to other parts of the body?

Yes: Neuroblastoma can metastasize to lymph nodes via the blood system. It can also spread to bone which results in bone pain and decreased walking. In certain situations it can also spread to the liver. ...Read more

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How do cancerous cells spread from the lungs to the other parts of the body?

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How do cancerous cells spread from the lungs to the other parts of the body?

Ways to spread: Hematologic and lymphatic spread- i.e. Through the blood and lymphatic organ. Also, can spread directly- with direct invasion to the adjacent organ. ...Read more

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Can cancer from astrocytoma move to other parts of your body other than your brain?

Can cancer from astrocytoma move to other parts of your body other than your brain?

Very Unusual: It if very unusual for an astrocytoma to move (metastacize) to other parts of the body. This is more likely to occur if this is a grade IV astrocytoma (glioblastoma). Still this is very unusual. Glioblastoma usually recurs locally at the site of resection. ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You : You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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Can tuberculosis neck lymphadenitis become active or continue to spread to other organs of the body during treatment ?

Can tuberculosis neck lymphadenitis become active or continue to spread to other organs of the body during  treatment ?

TB stays put: Tuberculosis generally will not spread to other organ systems during treatment, as long as you are infected with a strain that is sensitive to the medications that have been prescribed. If your neck mass becomes larger, if other masses appear, or if you have persistent fevers, respiratory symptoms or weight loss, I would consult with your tuberculosis doctor. ...Read more

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Can genital warts spread to other areas of the skin?

Can genital warts spread to other areas of the skin?

Yes: Genital warts are caused by strains of human papilloma virus (hpv) some of which cause cervical cancer, anal warts & cancer, pharyngeal warts & cancer. If you are affected, have your fp check thoroughly for other sites, especially the cervix with pap smear & dna testing to prevent/id cervical cancer early. Hpv vaccine protects against these cancer-causing strains. Discuss with doc. ...Read more