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Herpes in Women

May 20, 2012 No Comments by

Herpes is a life long condition caused by a virus.  Contracted through intimate contact, genital herpes can be especially difficult for women, since it can affect their ability to bear children in the future. Herpes in women has a direct impact on their ability to get pregnant; sustain a pregnancy; and give birth to a […]

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Ocular Herpes

May 10, 2012 No Comments by

Most people have heard of genital herpes, which causes blistering in the genital areas after intimate contact with an infected person. But, were you aware of the fact that herpes can also affect your eyes?  Even more amazing is the fact that nearly half a million cases of ocular herpes are reported in theUnited Statesevery […]

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Herpes on Lips

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments by

A Herpes diagnosis can be very scary for a person to receive from their doctor. Mostly because one rather nasty version attacks the genital area and is a long lasting sexually transmitted disease (STD) that you can never get rid of.  Thankfully, the more common varieties of herpes (which most people suffer from) only affects […]

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Herpes on Tongue

Apr 10, 2012 No Comments

The herpes simplex I virus is best known for the annoying cold sores and blisters it causes on and around the lips and mouth.  While these symptoms can be painful, they usually are not debilitating.  When the virus makes its way to the inside of the mouth, however, the painful consequences can begin to affect […]

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Herpes on the Face

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

Herpes is most known as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that attacks the genital area, causing outbreaks of oozing blisters and sores. What many people do not know is that the herpes simplex virus is very common and can also affect the face, including the lips, mouth, tongue and even eyes. Herpes simplex is a […]

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Herpes Simplex Types: 1 and 2

Nov 18, 2011 No Comments

There are several strains of herpes viruses, with two forms of the herpes simplex virus. Herpes Simplex types 1 and 2 can both cause cold sore type symptoms around the mouth and genitals. The type 1 virus is commonly called oral herpes, and type 2 is typically referred to as genital herpes. These types of […]

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Herpes Simplex In Children

Jan 03, 2010 No Comments

Herpes simplex in children is common, although many people do not realize that it is that common.  Herpes simplex is also known as herpes, HSV, HSV 1 and HSV 2 (With these last two being different types of the same virus.)Herpes infections are very common and are one of the most common viral infections during […]

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