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Can our body fight off herpes on its only?

Can our body fight off herpes on its only?

Yes: most of the time oral or genital herpes resolve on its own in 10-15 days. however if you are immunosuppressed or on steroids long term then meds may be needed ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Yes: The virus you mentioned can affect the skin anywhere in the body. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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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What type of HPV causes red warts the on arm and other genital warts to grow?

What type of HPV causes red warts the on arm and other genital warts to grow?

Various serotypes: There are well over a hundred different types of hpv which all grow on the human skin and mucous membranes. It is very difficult to type them without a special virology laboratory. Normally only the genital warts ared typed as some have been associated with cancer in that area. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the widespread effects on/in the body of genital herpes virus 2?

Help doctors! what're the widespread effects on/in the body of genital herpes virus 2?

None: Unless your immune system is compromised there should be no systemic problems from this infection. ...Read more

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Herpangina cause rash on body?

Herpangina cause rash on body?

Yes: Herpangina is similar to hand foot and mouth disease. It is often seen in children 3-10 years old but can occur at any age. See you primary care physician for a examination and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Warts on eyelid contagious?

Warts on eyelid contagious?

Yes: All warts are contagious no matter where they are located as they are caused by hpv virus , need repeated body contact to get infected, how ever due to many sub varieties and they have location fetish ...Read more

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Can swimmer's itch spread on your own body?

Can swimmer's itch spread on your own body?

Sea lice: You are probably talking about sea lice and once you have washed well they will not spread anymore. ...Read more

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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa. ...Read more

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I am told that genital warts can appear on one's thighs? What other parts of an HPV positive person's body can spread it?

I am told that genital warts can appear on one's thighs? What other parts of an HPV positive person's body  can spread it?

Anywhere: The most common areas to spread hpv are the cervix and the penis, but the genital areas, anus, hand and possibly the mouth can too. Theoretically, any touching could, but it is thought to be primarily via sexual contact. ...Read more

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Do the guys body clear the HPV virus also?

Do the guys body clear the HPV virus also?

Yes: Most HPV infections, including carcinogenic HPV genotypes, typically resolve within 6 to 12 months. In a small number of cases there is persistent infection. You can transmit the infection even if you do not have visible lesions. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How long does human herpes 8 virus , the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?

How long does human herpes 8 virus , the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?

It doesn't really: very long on inanimate objects. The virus "dies" outside a living tissue. If it lived for very long virtually everyone would have it. We all would have picked up on the door handle of our local Starbucks. ...Read more

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How to treat a coxsackie virus infection on genitals?

How to treat a coxsackie virus infection on genitals?

See dr: How do you know it's a coxsackie virus? I would strongly suggest seeing your gynecologist to properly evaluate and treat any rash or concerns in the genital area. ...Read more

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Hi,does hiv cause glossitis and blisters on the skin.

Hi,does hiv cause glossitis and blisters on the skin.

Not HIV: HIV is not a likely cause of this sort of thing. For sure this would never be the only symptom of an HIV infection. ...Read more