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Is Ethnicity A Factor In Cold Sores
Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more
HSV-1 & HSV-2 if in the oral area looks a like or their is any diference between one type of blisters and the other?
No difference: There is no difference at all. Genital HSV2 infection usually causes more frequent outbreaks and asymptomatic viral shedding than either oral or genital HSV1, and therefore genital HSV2 is more frequently transmitted to exposed persons. But there are no differences in the symptoms, appearance of lesions, or severity of outbreaks from either virus, whether oral or genital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be.: Cold induced urticaria is caused by cooling of the skin by a variety of mechanisms. It can happen with exposure to cold air, cold or cool water, reaching into the freezer, holding a cold drink, etc. This results in the release of histamine from the mast cells in the skin and a hive develops. ...Read more
I have Raynaud's and I'm thinking of accepting a job in Northern Canada. In winter the average temperature is -25. Is it safe?
Is a cold sore and a cranker sore same thing, can abreva 10% cream treat both sores? And do u usually have more than one sore if it is a cold sore ?
More or less: Canker sore is usually used for ulcers on mucus membranes, cold sores usually occur on the skin of the lips. You can have more than one cold sore at the same time. Abreva will help. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I've had hsv1 cold sores during childhood and in my 30s recently. How likely is it that self herpetic whitlow or other auto-inoculation can occur?
Pain versus painless: Canker sores are typically painful, tender, white. Mucous patches are painless, nontender, usually pink or the same color as other mouth tissues. Currently in the US, syphilis is rare except in a few population groups; 75% of cases are in men having sex with men. If you are heterosexual and not at high risk for STDs, syphilis is very unlikely. But see a doctor and have a blood test to be sure! ...Read more
Not usually: Only one "cold sore" type can appear on the tongue, and that is herpes. As this is a virus, something has to set it off or allow it to occur. If your poor hygiene is a reflection of you being run-down and your immune system being weakened, then it is possible. But typically we do not see a frequency of herpes on the tongue due to poor hygiene. Hope you get things cleaned up. Good Luck. ...Read more
Are frequent canker sores in mouth and iritis always an indicator of behçet's disease? Is it serious?
2 weeks: They are cause by a virus. The normal time it takes your defense system to knock it out is two weeks. Anti-viral taken a the the first sign, , or pro-dermal stage, that tingling sensation, an anti-viral like abreva can help cut the two week process in half! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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