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Necrosis (Definition)

Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a ...Read more


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I have had a cold sore for a really long time. This is about day 20 but I don't know if it's still there. It went through all the stages of blisters, crusting, and scabbing but now all of that is gone and my skin is pink and smooth but it feels thicker wh

I have had a cold sore for a really long time. This is about day 20 but I don't know if it's still there. It went through all the stages of blisters, crusting, and scabbing but now all of that is gone and my skin is pink and smooth but it feels thicker wh

Incomplete question: From what you described, you no longer have active infection with herpes. However, healing process may take a few weeks to reach completion. 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

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4 weeks old scar on lip after scab falls off of blister. Mark is lighter than rest of skin. Will the pigment be restored?

Often: Normally skin pigment reduction from inflammation will renormalize over three to six months. If it fails to regiment in six months, it is more likely to be permanent. Therapeutic options to repigment are limited but can be discussed with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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No I didn't take any medication as I went to the dr to late blisters have gone I only have scabs can I go to work or will someone still catch chicken ?

No I didn't take any medication as I went to the dr to late blisters have gone I only have scabs can I go to work or will someone still catch chicken ?

Varicella : It sounds as if you are describing a recent infection with varicella, commonly known as chickenpox. The general recommendation for return to work or school is that one should wait until all blistered are scanned and dry (at which time they are no longer considered contagious). ...Read more

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Do i still need to be on Valtrex (valacyclovir) once the herpes blisters turned to scabs?

Do i still need to be on Valtrex (valacyclovir) once the herpes blisters turned to scabs?

No: 2 ways to treat this. Take a pill every day for years to prevent attacks. Take a dose at the first tingling which preceeds an attack. 1 or 2 doses only, not effective unless taken immediatly at first symptoms. If it is the very first acute infection, the take for 10 days. If you have shingles- a different virus- take for 7 days. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more