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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?

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?

Herpes spread: You can infect the eyes by direct contact. Contact with the lip sore and contacting the eyes with the same source can cause infection in the eyes. It takes direct contact, otherwise it would stay localized on the lip. ...Read more

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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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?

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?

It's not the beer: I'm not sure why you're having yeast infections. Usually seen in people with immune deficiency problems OR those who've been on frequent antibiotics. Speak to your doctor, but enjoy your craft beer. Salud. Good luck. ...Read more

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What parts of the body dose neurapathy spread to?

What parts of the body dose neurapathy spread to?

Peripheral nerves: Neuropathy describes dysfunction of the peripheral nerves, which can include pain, numbness and/or weakness. This can affect any nerve outside the brain and spinal cord. ...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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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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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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Why does pain from a headache spread to other parts of my body?

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 more

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Arw there bug bites that might spread to other parts of one's body where the person was not bitten?

Sometimes: Sometimes bug bites will trigger prurigo which is a severe type of eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...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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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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Does eczema spread when you scratch and touch other parts of the body?

No: Eczema is not an infectious disease and can not be spread. It just can appear on other parts of your body at different times. ...Read more

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What is axillary folliculitis? Does it spread to other parts of the body? Can it be completly cured?

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

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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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Once cancer has spread to other body parts, is there hope for recovery?

Once cancer has spread to other body parts, is there hope for recovery?

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

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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