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Is Scabies A Form Of Herpes
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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