An infection caused by a virus is called a viral infection. The common viral infections include cold and flu, chickenpox, measles, herpes, mumps, and hepatitis. Viruses can spread quickly from one person to another, but vaccination protects us against some of these viruses.
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Query: Hi doctor, Before a month, someone who has labial herpes kissed me on my cheek. After that, my lips were burning, but I did not apply any lotion on the lips till now. I am a little bit hypochondriac. Before two days I met my boyfriend and I kissed him on the cheeks. The next day, I feel pain on my ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I understand you are conscious about you and your friend's health. But, no need to worry. First, I would like to tell you that herpes infection are transmitted by direct contact like kissing and manifest with multiple painful vesicle, which may develop to ulceratio... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old married woman, who weighs 75 kg, and I am 5.6 feet tall. I am trying to conceive from last year, but ever since I started to try, my regular menstrual cycle of 28 days got delayed by 6 to 10 days. During my last periods, I noticed some red rashes on my face and up... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, and I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Variation in the results from various labs can be seen because of difference in the instrument, kits, reagents, techniques, etc. But, the overall result i... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, If I buy used lip gloss with an applicator that dips into the bottle, could there be any worrisome that bacteria or virus from the previous user's lips withstand the cosmetic preservatives? I am worried, especially about the oral herpes virus. I keep reading the conflicting information ab... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Infection can be transferred from one individual to another if we use a lip gloss used by a person suffering from any kind of infection. Usually, the lips do not act as a carrier site for any microorganism. An organism which causes infection is usually manifest clinically... Read Full »