Asked in Immune System, Cold Sores
How does herpes simplex differ from the herpes antibodies?
Herpes simplex is the virus and the antibodies are what the immune system produces to fight the infection. ...
What diet should a person with herpes be on?
Someone diagnosed with herpes should eat foods with a high lysine-to-arginine ratio, such as yogurt, parmesan cheese, cow's milk, and avocado. More information can be found in the following link: http://www.livestrong.com/article/465202-foods-that-are-good-for-people-with-herpes/ ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
How does our immune system fight herpes?
Your immune system fights herpes by using laser beams to deflect the herpes from attacking your immune system. They then take out riot shields and M16's to shoot/scare them off. That should tell those herpes to stay away from your immune system! ...
What can you eat when you first get herpes done?
You don't have to follow a special diet when you have herpes. For some people certain foods can trigger break outs. But you should eat healtheir foods that will help boost your immune system. When your immune system is strong that can help prevent break outs. ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs, HIV and AIDS
Can AIDS drugs fight herpes?
The medications for HIV are not used for herpes. Herpes treatments include acyclovir, famcyclovir, and valacyclovir. Also, keep in mind that all of these medications (those used for AIDS as well as those used for Herpes-Simplex Virus infections) have side effects that should be taken into consideration. This would be a good discussion to have with your primary care physician. ...
Asked in Microbiology, Cold Sores
Are oral herpes and herpes simplex the same?
Herpes simplex is the name of the virus that causes herpes infections such as oral herpes/cold sores, genital herpes, herpetic whitlow, and herpes gladiatorum. Oral herpes refers to a location of infection -- around the mouth. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases
Are you immuned to genital herpes if you have mouth herpes?
There is no such thing as a herpes immunity. You can get genital herpes even if you have oral herpes and vice versa Also, if you brush on someone's herpes you get herpes too. -Professional scientist! (Told you Kristina) ...
Can you get herpes if you kiss someone and they have genital herpes?
If you kiss the genitals of someone with genital herpes, you could get herpes on your mouth. If you kiss someone on the mouth and they have genital herpes, you won't get genital herpes. ...