Herpes simplex

What is Herpes simplex?

It is a viral disease from the herpesviridae family caused by both Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1 primarily mouth, throat, face, eye, ) and type 2 (HSV-2 anogenital). Based on site of infection it is categorized in to distinct disorders like oral herpes, genital herpes, ocular herpes. Herpes simplex is most transmitted by direct contact with a lesion or the body fluid of an infected individua

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Can you have shingles on the tops of your hands? I had shingles about three weeks ago around my mouth, lip, in my nose and inside my mouth. They...

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Brief Answer:
Herpes simplex

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It must be herpes simplex and not shingles.
Herpes simplex can spread to...

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I have several white pus filled bumps clustered on my back. My friend says something about it's sacral herpes simplex. I need to know what it...

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Possibility of Herpes zoster

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I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone...

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I am 39 years old. I have a boy child of 5 & 1/2 year. Recently I had miscarriage of 2months 3/4 days. Doctor suggested me TORCH test. Results are...

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You are not infected

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As per your reports you are not infected with Toxo, Rubella,...

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