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Anyone else ever have a spotty tongue?

A: Stop licking leopards. I did, but it was frozen to kick the craving. This could be an infection, but try cleaning your tongue more, witht he back and front of your toothbrush to obtain rid of the bacteria. Docs if it get irritatingxFungus? Go and see a doctor about it.sounds similar to you have a kanker sore. they are cause by the herpes simplex virus. and yes it is herpes. its very adjectives almost every one is infected by this. Once you have it you will other have it for the rest of your vivacity. most of the time it will stay dormant. something will cause aggravate it and engender them come back and consequently you have a kanker sore again. they are small white sores on your tounge or...


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Is it OK to conceive if you have a fever blister?

A: On One Hand: Fever Blisters won''t Harm a FetusFever blisters or cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex viruses (HSV1, HSV 2), and the blisters are infectious when present. Fever blisters, which appear on the mouth, nose and lips, do not affect a fetus, which after conception is in the fallopian tubes then the uterus. Most neonates (newborns) who become infected with herpes contract the virus during birth by coming into contact with infected blood or mucous in the birthing canal....


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Do I have thrush? Can I give it to my lover?

A: Dear Lindee, Thrush is an infection caused by the fungus Candida albicans, the same little beastie responsible for yeast infections. The infection is common among babies, who may be exposed to the microorganism as they pass through the birth canal. Thrush is also common in people who take antibiotic or steroid medication, and in people with compromised immune systems. In all of these cases, the healthy balance of bacteria in the mouth can be disrupted, making it easier for Candida albicans to grow and spread. Smoking is a risk factor, too, since it also upsets the balance of bacteria in the mouth. Symptoms of thrush can include: white patches on the tongue and insides of the cheeks creamy, cottage-cheese-like sores, also on the tongue and in the mouth pain or burning in the mouth and...


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bump in the lip of the vagina

A: Hello Brandi, You didn"t metion whether you have become sexually active yet, and this may be important with regards to your lump. Your uncle"s Bell"s Palsy is a viral infection of the facial nerve (also known as the fifth cranial nerve). The viral cause is NOT herpes simplex types 1 or 2, the herpes we generally think of as "herpes."  Bell"s Palsy occurs for no apparent reason, and is definitely not thought of as a sexually transmitted condition at all. There is no good reason to clean the toilet seat wtih lysol or anything else, nor to sit on toilet paper, because you can"t "catch" Bell"s Palsy. The actual bump you have detected have absolutely nothing to do with Bell"s, but may...


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What Are Foods High in Lysine?

A: Common foods high in lysine include fish, most meats including beef and poultry, and dairy products like cheese and milk. Plant-based foods that are good lysine sources include soy foods, brewer''s yeast, as well as some nuts and others legumes. Lysine is an essential amino acid that must be obtained from the diet because it can''t be produced in the body. Most complete protein sources, such as animal-derived products, contain significant amounts of this amino acid. Lysine supplements are available, but even people who don''t eat animal foods shouldn''t need them. People who eat foods derived from animals should easily get enough lysine. Poultry sources of lysine include chicken and turkey. Beef and pork products, as well as venison and lamb, are also rich in lysine. Fish and shellfish...


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What Is Eczema Herpeticum?

A: Eczema herpeticum is a rare, but serious, skin disease that normally happens when the herpes simplex virus attacks a part of the skin where some other condition—usually eczema—already exists. This illness is considered very dangerous, and there are multiple scenarios where it can become fatal. It is not unusual for a person to successfully fight off the condition on his own, but the possible complications are so severe that it is almost always treated as a serious emergency. It can easily recur multiple times, but the first outbreak is generally the most dangerous. The skin disorder eczema is the most common underlying cause of this illness, and itís generally characterized by a red rash that itches....


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Do I have thrush? Can I give it to my lover?

A: Dear Lindee, Thrush is an infection caused by the fungus Candida albicans, the same little beastie responsible for yeast infections. The infection is common among babies, who may be exposed to the microorganism as they pass through the birth canal. Thrush is also common in people who take antibiotic or steroid medication, and in people with compromised immune systems. In all of these cases, the healthy balance of bacteria in the mouth can be disrupted, making it easier for Candida albicans to grow and spread. Smoking is a risk factor, too, since it also upsets the balance of bacteria in the mouth. Symptoms of thrush can include: white patches on the tongue and insides of the cheeks creamy, cottage-cheese-like sores, also on the tongue and in the mouth pain or burning in the mouth and...


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What Causes Fever Blisters?

A: Fever blisters are lesions in and around the mouth caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). They may also be known as cold sores, and they should not be confused with canker sores, sometimes referred to as aphthous ulcers. The causes for these two conditions are different, as are the treatment options.. The form of herpes which causes fever blisters is known as HSV-I, distinguishing it from HSV-II, the form of herpes which infects the genitals. Although HSV-II can cause oral infections and vice versa, most outbreaks of fever blisters are associated with HSV-I. The exact number of infected individuals is unknown, but HSV-I is believed to be extremely...


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What Can Cause a Lesion?

A: Many health conditions cause lesions, but most result from tissue damage, infection, allergies, injury, and cancer. A lesion can appear on the skin, in the bone, or on internal organs. Various types of lesions appear differently, with some creating mild symptoms and others becoming life-threatening. Doctors typically use testing and the patientís medical history to determine the cause of lesions.. A cold sore or fever blister on the mouth represents a disorder caused by the herpes simplex virus. This contagious condition might start as a blister before forming a crust. Canker sores might appear in groups or as a single sore, but are not contagious. They might be caused by a virus, stress, a...


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What Are Different Types of Mouth Sores?

A: Various types of mouth sores can appear in or around the mouth for a number of reasons. Injuries to the mouth, such as a bite to the inside of the cheek, are common sources of mouth sores. Chemical or allergic irritation can cause blisters and ulcers to form, and cold sores or fever blisters will form as the result of a viral infection. The causes of mouth sores called canker sores are not fully understood, but they are believed to be related to the immune system. Many other conditions can trigger mouth sores as well, but these are some of the most common.. Injury is perhaps the simplest cause for mouth sores; a cut or scrape to the inside of the mouth causes injury in the form of an ulcer or blister. Blistering, fluid-filled sores in the mouth are referred to as vesicles or bullae,...


 
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