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Can the herpes simplex virus type 1 be spread to the nipple?

A: Yes - See the following article herpes simplex of the nipple: infant-to-mother transmission American Family Physician, March, 1989, by J. Yates Sealander, Colin P. Kerr URL http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3225/is_n3_v39/ai_7621905...

tell me the etiology of herpes simplex virus 1

A: http://www.healthcentral.com/genital-herpes/ This link will let you read up on type 1 and type 2 herpes....

How long does herpes simplex virus last for?

A: The herpes virus is not curable and will remain in the host for life. The occurrence of outbreaks will generally become less frequent over time, but one can still spread the virus. An individual outbreak will generally last between one to three weeks....

what are the possible causes of herpes simplex virus 1?

A: See link provided in other question....

Can the herpes simplex virus be spread to the family members?

A: There''s a reason why 50% to 80% of the population has herpes I, it is spread prettily easily, it is not just a sexual disease. Hygiene is important, because it can be spread through kissing, sex, sharing cups and utensils, towels, linens, and sweat (like working out on a gym bench just used by someone else). A little precaution, though, and you will be okay: wash your hands; don''t share towels, glasses, utensils or toothbrushes; put a towel down on a gym bench before you use it; and wash your linen once a week....


Once is enough for herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1)

A: Dear herpes 1 Once is Enough, For a person who has had herpes cold sores from herpes simplex virus1 (HSV1), it is unlikely for HSV1 to be transmitted to the genitals throughoral sex. Having been infected with HSV1, the immune system has alreadymanufactured, and kept on reserve, antibodies to this virus. Thus, whenthe virus is encountered again, the immune system is already well acquaintedwith its enemy and can initiate a quick and efficient counterattack. Onthe other hand, for someone who has never had herpes cold sores before,infection with HSV1 through oral sex can result in a true primary...


Is sepsis in the body caused by leukemia or herpes simplex virus?

A: Leukemia does not cause sepsis, but it can make a person very vulnerable to sepsis when the disease causes white blood cells to form abnormally and lose their ability to fight infections. Chemotherapy to treat leukemia can also kill white blood cells and virtually eliminate a patients ability to fight infections. Any type of infection could cause sepsis, but viruses such as herpes simplex are not a common cause. Sepsis is usually caused by staphylococcus, pneumococcus, or other bacteria normally found in or on the skin, lungs, or digestive tract in healthy people. The bacteria takes over when the immune system is suppressed....

How careful should I be with the herpes simplex virus-1?

A: You were so misinformed *HSV-1 is not hereditary *You can only spread it by kissing, or drinking from the same glass if you have an open sore. *Once the sore is dried up and clear, you are no longer contagious. *Your children will only get it if you kiss them or drink after them from the same glass, when you have an open sore. *You are not contagious to people on the street. *You can pass HSV-1 to the genital area by performing oral sex if you have an open sore, so wait until it is dried and cleared away. *You don't think you can get Pink eye from HSV-1, but you can with gonorrhea, chlamydia, and other bacterial infections. *The one and only thing you can do with a flair up is WASH YOUR HANDS after you touched the infected area to prevent spreading it. If you want more information...

Chances you already have herpes simplex virus I (cold sore virus)?

A: It's possible. Cold sores are often passed on during child hood by being kissed by some one that has a cold sore. Some one you innocently kissed could have had cold sores. You can carry the virus with out having a symptoms or break outs of it.Cold sores are very common to have, 50-80 percent of the population has them. If you notice any itching, burning and or tingling symptoms occurring around the out side of your mouth then you could have cold sores. They are not likely to be spread by sharing drinks because the virus doesn't last for more then seconds when it's out side of the body and it doesn't survive in fluids. The drinks or cigarettes would have to go directly from some ones mouth that had a cold sore at the...

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