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What Ocular Herpes is About

October 1, 2010 by  
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Ocular herpes, herpes that affects the eye, is usually caused by the same virus responsible for cold sores on the lip, herpes simplex virus type 1. This type of herpes simplex virus can cause inflammation and scarring of the cornea that sometimes is referred to as a cold sore on the eye. Ocular herpes, which […]

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Can Herpes in Women Cause Cervical Cancer?

September 20, 2010 by  
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Herpes is a kind of a sexually transmitted disease. A person with herpes and genital herpes can easily spread the herpes virus via skin contact. If you compare herpes to any flu virus that you can get through the air, herpes spreads by direct contact in the skin. This happens when a person with herpes […]

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Conditions Confused with Herpes

August 31, 2010 by  
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Conditions Confused with Herpes

Herpes is an infection that is caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of herpes disease. The first herpes type is oral herpes which is commonly caused by herpes simplex type 1 and the second type of herpes is genital herpes which is commonly caused by herpes simplex type 2. Oral […]

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Pros and Cons of a Herpes Blood Test

August 19, 2010 by  
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Pros and Cons of a Herpes Blood Test

A PCR herpes test is conducted when someone is having herpes outbreaks. Generally, there are two approaches to diagnosing herpes, either through laboratory herpes tests or through herpes physical examination and herpes history. In a laboratory herpes test, the herpes viruses are detected directly from infected skin lesions by herpes. A swab is rubbed over […]

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Diagnosing Genital Herpes

August 17, 2010 by  
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Diagnosing Genital Herpes

In the United States alone, genital herpes simplex virus 2 infections are reaching epidemic proportions. The recent herpes data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) indicate that as many as 21.9% of the population between 12 and 74 years of age are infected with herpes simplex virus 2. The overwhelming majority of these are […]

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How Herpes Blood Test is Done

August 15, 2010 by  
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How Herpes Blood Test is Done

Herpes test are done to find the herpes simplex virus (HSV). A herpes simplex virus infection can cause small, painful sores that look like blisters on the skin or the tissue lining (mucous membrane) of the throat, nose, mouth, urethra, rectum and vagina. A herpes infection may cause only a single outbreak of herpes sores, […]

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How to Treat Oral Herpes

August 13, 2010 by  
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How to Treat Oral Herpes

There are two types of herpes: Herpes Simplex Virus 1 which is more known to be the herpes virus that causes oral herpes and Herpes Simplex Virus 2 which is more known to be the herpes virus that causes genital herpes. The bad news about the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 is that an estimated 90 […]

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How Oral Herpes Can Be Prevented

August 13, 2010 by  
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How Oral Herpes Can Be Prevented

Oral herpes, also known as herpes labialis or herpes cold sores is one of many subtypes of the herpes virus. Oral herpes is also known as the most common form of herpes, typically caused by herpes simplex virus or HSV-1 although herpes simplex virus 2 which is more commonly known to cause genital herpes can […]

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Genital Herpes Symptoms

April 17, 2010 by  
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Genital Herpes Symptoms

The symptoms of herpes vary greatly from person to person. Many people infected with herpes are actually not aware that they have the disease because herpes is actually asymptomatic, which means that symptoms may not be noticeable. The First Herpes Outbreak With an initial herpes outbreak, it is recommended that the infected individual with signs […]

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Women Genital Herpes

April 17, 2010 by  
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Women Genital Herpes

Sexually transmitted diseases such as genital herpes are infections that can be transferred from one person to another through any type of sexual contact. Genital herpes is a lifelong disease that causes painful outbreaks of blisters in the genital area. The herpes simplex virus can infect both male and female though the herpes infection pattern […]

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