Herpes

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What is Herpes?

Most people have heard of herpes, but many do not fully understand the condition. Learning more about herpes and risk factors associated with it may be helpful in preventing the spread of the disease from one patient to another. Causes of Herpes Herpes is caused by the viruses herpes simplex 1 and h ... Continue Reading

What is Herpes?

Most people have heard of herpes, but many do not fully understand the condition. Learning more about herpes and risk factors associated with it may be helpful in preventing the spread of the disease from one patient to another. Causes of Herpes Herpes is caused by the virus ... Continue Reading

Treatments for Herpes

Herpes may be caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus or the herpes simplex 2 virus. While both viruses may cause cold sores or genital herpes, herpes simplex 1 is usually associated with cold sores, while herpes simplex 2 is usually associated with genital herpes. Unfortunately, there is no cure for h ... Continue Reading

Treatments for Herpes

Herpes may be caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus or the herpes simplex 2 virus. While both viruses may cause cold sores or genital herpes, herpes simplex 1 is usually associated with cold sores, while herpes simplex 2 is usually associated with genital herpes. Unfortunatel ... Continue Reading

Tips for Choosing a Herpes Specialist

While there is no cure for herpes, many medications and treatments do exist that may help to alleviate the symptoms of the condition. Patients who contract either herpes simplex 1 or herpes simplex 2 and who have either cold sores or genital herpes are encouraged to speak with a healthcare professio ... Continue Reading

Tips for Choosing a Herpes Specialist

While there is no cure for herpes, many medications and treatments do exist that may help to alleviate the symptoms of the condition. Patients who contract either herpes simplex 1 or herpes simplex 2 and who have either cold sores or genital herpes are encouraged to speak wi ... Continue Reading

Symptoms of Herpes

Herpes is a condition that may cause sores around the genitals or around the mouth and lips. Herpes simplex 1 usually causes cold sores around the mouth, while herpes simplex 2 usually causes genital herpes. Remember, though, that both herpes simplex 1 and 2 may cause either condition. If you recogn ... Continue Reading

Symptoms of Herpes

Herpes is a condition that may cause sores around the genitals or around the mouth and lips. Herpes simplex 1 usually causes cold sores around the mouth, while herpes simplex 2 usually causes genital herpes. Remember, though, that both herpes simplex 1 and 2 may cause either ... Continue Reading

Risk Factors for Contracting Herpes

Patients who are suffering from herpes may have painful and bothersome sores around the mouth or lips, or around their genitals. Taking special precautions against herpes may help patients avoid contracting themselves or spreading herpes to others. Patients who have herpes or who are unsure if have ... Continue Reading

Risk Factors for Contracting Herpes

Patients who are suffering from herpes may have painful and bothersome sores around the mouth or lips, or around their genitals. Taking special precautions against herpes may help patients avoid contracting themselves or spreading herpes to others. Patients who have herpes o ... Continue Reading

Oral Herpes/Cold Sores vs. Canker Sores: What's the Difference?

Because cold sores and canker sores can look so much alike, and both types of sores are usually seen either on or inside the mouth, it is easy to get the two confused. Cold sores and canker sores are actually two completely different types of conditions, with different causes. Cold sores are caused ... Continue Reading

Oral Herpes/Cold Sores vs. Canker Sores: What's the Difference?

Because cold sores and canker sores can look so much alike, and both types of sores are usually seen either on or inside the mouth, it is easy to get the two confused. Cold sores and canker sores are actually two completely different types of conditions, with different cause ... Continue Reading

Preparing for Your Herpes Appointment

Seeking treatment for herpes may help to reduce the symptoms of the virus. Herpes may appear around the mouth and lips, or around the genitals. Patients should discuss the condition with a licensed physician for more information about how to avoid spreading the virus or contracting it in the first p ... Continue Reading

Preparing for Your Herpes Appointment

Seeking treatment for herpes may help to reduce the symptoms of the virus. Herpes may appear around the mouth and lips, or around the genitals. Patients should discuss the condition with a licensed physician for more information about how to avoid spreading the virus or cont ... Continue Reading

Mouth/Oral Herpes vs. Genital Herpes

Since there are two different strains of the herpes virus, there is often a lot of confusion about the characteristics of each, what the two types have in common, and how they differ. The two strains of of the herpes simplex virus are called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (often called HSV-1) and the H ... Continue Reading

Mouth/Oral Herpes vs. Genital Herpes

Since there are two different strains of the herpes virus, there is often a lot of confusion about the characteristics of each, what the two types have in common, and how they differ. The two strains of of the herpes simplex virus are called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (ofte ... Continue Reading

Myths and Facts About Herpes

Herpes is often an unpleasant condition for those who contract the virus. Sores may appear around the mouth or around the genital area on the body. Understanding herpes and its causes may help patients reduce their risk of contracting the virus and spreading it to others. Herpes Simplex 1 & 2 Herpes Continue Reading

Myths and Facts About Herpes

Herpes is often an unpleasant condition for those who contract the virus. Sores may appear around the mouth or around the genital area on the body. Understanding herpes and its causes may help patients reduce their risk of contracting the virus and spreading it to others. He ... Continue Reading

How Do You Know If You Have Herpes?

Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, affecting about 20% of American adults. While many people carry the herpes virus and never have symptoms, others experience painful genital sores. Here's how you can tell if you've contracted genital herpes. Symptoms of Genital ... Continue Reading

How Do You Know If You Have Herpes?

Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, affecting about 20% of American adults. While many people carry the herpes virus and never have symptoms, others experience painful genital sores. Here's how you can tell if you've contracted genital her ... Continue Reading

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