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Immunity To Spread Of Lesions To Other Body Parts
Can I spread herpes to my eyes from a cold sore. I have herd you cannot spread it to other parts since your body has created immunity to the virus?
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
Can drinking craft beer every week lead to frequent yeast infections of the throat, and other parts of the body? How can I boost my immunity to yeast?
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
Sensitive Nerves: Many headache conditions such as recurrent tension type headaches and migraines come along with increased body pain sensitivity. When your head hurts all of your pain nerves are more sensitive and you body especially your neck and back can hurt as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What is axillary folliculitis? Does it spread to other parts of the body? Can it be completly cured?
A localizeinfection.: Axillary folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles in the underarm area. It is most likely a staph infection, and is definitely treatable. T is more common with shaving. If this happens frequently, then clearing out the staph colonies that live in the nose with a topical antibiotic called Mupirocin can be very helpful. Good hygiene and antibacterial soap to the underarms is helpful. ...Read more
Depends: Some cancers, like testicular or certain kinds of lymphomas, can be cured even if spread. Others, while incurable, are nonetheless controllable for long periods of time (often years). Examples include some kinds of lymphomas ; leukemias and some kinds of breast cancer. Sadly, some others are very aggressive and the best we can do is offer comfort. ...Read more
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