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What is Herpes?

What is Herpes?

  • Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
  • Herpes: infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Herpes: viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Herpes: Introduction

Types of Herpes:

Types of Herpes:

Broader types of Herpes:

How serious is Herpes?

Complications of Herpes: see complications of Herpes

What causes Herpes?

Causes of Herpes: see causes of Herpes
Risk factors for Herpes: see risk factors for Herpes

What are the symptoms of Herpes?

Symptoms of Herpes: see symptoms of Herpes

Complications of Herpes: see complications of Herpes

Can anyone else get Herpes?

Contagion of Herpes: Spread by direct contact, or sexually; different types of herpes have different contagion.
More information: see contagiousness of Herpes
Inheritance: see inheritance of Herpes

Herpes: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Herpes.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Herpes.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Herpes: see treatments for Herpes
Alternative treatments for Herpes: see alternative treatments for Herpes
Research for Herpes: see research for Herpes

Organs Affected by Herpes:

Organs and body systems related to Herpes include:

Name and Aliases of Herpes

Main name of condition: Herpes

Class of Condition for Herpes: viral

Other names or spellings for Herpes:

Herpes virus, herpes simplex virus, HSV

Herpes virus 1, Herpesvirus 1, human Source - Diseases Database

Herpes: Related Conditions

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