Glossary for Acute herpes-like genital ulcers
Medical terms related to Acute herpes-like genital ulcers or mentioned in this section include:
- Acute recurring herpes-like symptoms: formation of vesicles which recur due to a trigger factor like stress, infection etc
- Acyclovir -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Acyclovir during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Athlete's foot: A condition which is characterized by a chronic superificial infection of the foot caused by a fungi
- Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
- Chronic herpes-like genital ulcers: formation of ulcers similar to the presentation in herpes
- Chronic herpes-like penile ulcers: formation of vesicles similar to the presentation in herpes
- Chronic herpes-like vaginal ulcers: formation of vaginal ulcers similar to the presentation in herpes
- Cold sores: An acute viral disease marked by groups of vesicles on the skin that occur\ on the lips or nares
- Genital sores: Skin sores in the genital regions.
- Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
- Gonorrhea: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
- Herpes-like genital ulcers: formation of ulcers similar to the presentation in herpes
- Herpes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to herpes or closely related.
- Intermittent herpes-like genital ulcers: formation of ulcers similar to the presentation in herpes
- Kerion celsi: A parasitic fungal skin infection that tends to occur mainly on the back of the neck, scalp or beard. It is caused by animal fungi. The condition resolves itself in a matter of weeks but hair loss in the affected area may be permanent.
- Recurring herpes-like genital ulcers: formation of ulcers similar to the presentation in herpes
- Severe herpes-like genital ulcers: formation of shallow ulcers associated with pain similar to the presentation in herpes
- Sexual pain: Pain affecting the sexual organs or systems.
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Various diseases spread by sexual contact.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Sores: Sores affecting the skin.
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Tinea cruris: Red, scaly rash in groin and upper thigh area; usually found in men and due to fungal infection
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis: A skin condition causing widespread blisters to erupt over greater than 30% of the body.
- Toxoplasmosis: Infection often caught from cats and their feces.
- Ulcers: A defect in epithelial tissue due to necrotic inflammation
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