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Is scabies a form of herpes?

Is scabies a form of herpes?

No: As my colleagues point out no.Totally different life forms.Not related. ...Read more

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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


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Is mono a form of herpes?

Is mono a form of herpes?

No: Mono (infectious mononucleosis) is caused by epstein barr virus (ebv), and herpes sores are caused by herpes simplex viruses type 1 or type 2. Herpes simplex and ebv are different viruses. ...Read more

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Is pink eye a form of the herpes virus?

Is pink eye a form of the herpes virus?

Herpes virus: The herpes virus can cause eye disease and is one potential cause of pink eye. It is not by far one of the most causes of pink eye though. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is canker sores a form of yeast?

Is canker sores a form of yeast?

Probably not: Usually caused by herpes simplex viruses. Generally resolves in 10-14 days . Severe episodes may need antiviral medication. ...Read more

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Is a cold sore a form of herpes?

Is a cold sore a form of herpes?

Yes: Herpes simplex virus is a common cause of cold sores. Realize that there are several "varieties" of herpes viruses. The kind that cause cold sores are very common. They are contagious, so avoid kissing/intimate contact, sharing cups or utensils while you have one. ...Read more

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Is a canker sore a form of herpes?

Is a canker sore a form of herpes?

No: A canker sore is an aphthous ulcer. It occurs indifferent locations than herpetic ulcers. Herpetic ulcers are caused by a virus and occur on the vermillion border of the lip. Aphthous ulcers are on the cheeks and tongue and caused by trauma, stress , hormonal, etc. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to be infected with a form of ocular herpes (eye herpes)?

Is it unusual to be infected with a form of ocular herpes (eye herpes)?

No: Its not uncommon to have ocular herpes simplex virus of the eye. The good news is that there are many new medicines, both in eye drop form and orally that can control most infections. You would do well to see a corneal specialist to help make the diagnosis and have their guidance thereafter. ...Read more

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Is HPV a result of herpes infection?

Is HPV a result of herpes infection?

No: Hpv is human papilloma virus (there are many different strains). Some strains of hpv cause genital warts or cervical cancer. Herpes simplex type 1 and type 2 viruses cause herpes infections, which usually are sores, such as sores on the genitals or sores on the lips. Herpes sores are painful clusters of tiny blisters, and they heal up only to return some time later. ...Read more

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Does genital warts is a symptoms of syphillis?

Does genital warts is a symptoms of syphillis?

No: Two distinct std s genital warts are caused by hpv virus, if untreated or unvaccinated in a female may cause cervical cancer, if syphilis is untreated will cause severe systemic damage to mossy of human organs. , prevention is by protection, prophylaxis , and early detection and treatment. ...Read more

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Is blister the most characteristic symptomof a herpes simplex infection?

Is blister the most characteristic symptomof a herpes simplex infection?

Yes.: To be specific, a cluster of small, painful blisters (which sometimes look like pustules) on a red base is the most characteristic herpes simplex lesion. ...Read more

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Is a yeast antigen injection a good option for reoccurring warts of fingers in different spots?

Is a yeast antigen injection a good option for reoccurring warts of fingers in different spots?

No: See a dermatologist. Sometimes warts are difficult to cure and can be ignored until they eventually get tired of you and go away. Experienced dermatologists can usually cure them but it may require relentless treatments. ...Read more

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Is mononucleosis considered a type of herpes?

Is mononucleosis considered a type of  herpes?

Play on words: The public perception of the word herpes is primarily focused on cold sores or genital herpes which are forms of the herpes simplex virus. The scientific application of the word is as a family of viruses that includes many viruses including the chickenpox virus (h.Zoster) and e.B. Virus or human herpes virus 3, that causes most cases of mono. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between fiberglass and an outbreak of skin lesions?

Is there a correlation between fiberglass and an outbreak of skin lesions?

Maybe: If you are allergic or sensitive to working with fiberglass you may get an allergic reaction. It is not common to have such an allergy and you may want to explore other causes of the skin lesions. If you get specs of fiberglass under your skin that could cause a foreign body reaction and possibly injure your skin. Allergic reactions usually cause itching. Injury with fiberglass usually hurts. ...Read more

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Is there a link between Herpes Simplex Virus that causes a Herpetic Whitlow and The chicken pox virus?

Is there a link between Herpes Simplex Virus that causes a Herpetic Whitlow and The chicken pox virus?

Herpes cousins: Actually yes indeed. The virus that causes herpetic whitlow- usually HSV-1 (but sometimes HSV-2) is related to the same virus that causes chicken pox. We call that virus VZV or varicella zoster virus. These viruses are found in the 'herpes' family of viruses. Great observation. I hope though you're not suffering too badly from these nasty viruses. There is a chickenpox vaccine out there BTW. ...Read more

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Can genital folliculitis be present on my penis? Or is that more typical of herpes

Can genital folliculitis be present on my penis? Or is that more typical of herpes

More typical of herp: If you provide DETAILS a better answer will be possible. How long? Recurrent? EXACT APPEARANCE AND LOCATION. ...Read more

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Is shingles a sign of HIV or cancer?

Herpes zoster: Shingles may occur in such patients, or in totally normal individuals. There is no direct causation or association. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more