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What Is Genital Herpes? by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Mar 2009 3:18pm Whether you are currently experiencing some sort of outbreak of sores or lesions on your genitals or genital area or have recently had sexual contact with someone who may be infected with genital herpes, you might be worried, or wondering What is genital herpes Symptoms of this description can be a wide range of different conditions, but they are ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 Sero by FDA Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 9:00pm This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: September 28, 2010 Comments and suggestions regarding this draft document should be submitted within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance.  Submi ... Read on »
Do I Have Genital Herpes? - Know The Signs by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Mar 2009 3:19pm Here are some of the signs and symptoms of genital herpes. If you are having any of these symptoms, it is advised you seek medical treatment immediately. Although herpes is a virus and you can never fully get rid of it, with treatment you can control and stop the symptoms. There is a wide variety of treatments available, including natural and hom ... Read on »
Natural Options for Herpes Outbreaks by JasminFlower Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 4:59pm Herpes lesions can burn and itch - a bad combination. Topically they can be soothed by applying organic cold pressed castor oil. The high therapeutic action by this unique botanical oil is becoming more widely known. Lesions can heal up in a matter of days; meanwhile the discomfort will be soothed. Since we are what we eat, there are some die ... Read on »
CDC Study Finds U.S. Herpes Rates Remain High by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 8:22am /PRNewswire/ -- About 1 in 6 Americans (16.2 percent) between the ages of 14 and 49 is infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), according to a national health survey released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HSV-2 is a lifelong and incurable infection that can cause recurrent and painful genital sores. The fin ... Read on »
How Does Herpes Treatment Trigger a Positive Test for Performance-Enhancing Drugs? by Paul Sax Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 5:55pm Here’s my guess on how many of this blog’s readers know the following “facts”: Acyclovir and related drugs are used to treat herpes: nearly 100% Ryan Braun , superstar left fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, is facing a 50 game suspension for testing positive for elevated levels of a “banned substance”, most likely testosterone: ... Read on »
Genital herpes virus can be transmitted without symptoms or lesions by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 13 Apr 2011 12:00am JAMA - Persons who have tested positive for herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) but do not have symptoms or genital lesions still experience virus shedding during subclinical (without clinical manifestations) episodes, suggesting a high risk of ... Read on »
Genital Herpes - HSV-2 by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 2:00am By Neill Abayon Genital herpes is classified as a sexually transmitted infection that is caused by a virus. Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). The virus greatly affects the genitals of both man and woman. The virus also affects the skin in many parts of the body. There are only known two types of herpes simplex viruses. Herpes simplex virus t ... Read on »
Laten herpes virus infection in human trigeminal ganglia causes chronic immune response by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 4:55pm Am J Pathol. 2003 Dec;163(6):2179-84. Latent herpesvirus infection in human trigeminal ganglia causes chronic immune response. Theil D, Derfuss T, Paripovic I, Herberger S, Meinl E, Schueler O, Strupp M, Arbusow V, Brandt T. Department of Neurology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. dtheil@b ... Read on »
The Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine Really Works But Many Older Folks Don’t Receive It - They Should by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 12:00am Herpes zoster (or shingles) is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. Zoster increases in incidence with advancing age. It is estimated that over 1 million Americans get shingles annually with the resulting acute discomfort and often chronic pain thereafter. A vaccine was introduced by Merck in 2006; the initial studies of 38,546 pati ... Read on »