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EraGen receives FDA clearance for Herpes test by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 May 2010 7:54pm EraGen Biosciences Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) market clearance for EraGen’s MultiCode®-RTx HSV 1&2 Kit. “EraGen’s HSV 1&2 Kit is the first FDA-cleared, molecular test for the herpes simplex virus. It has considerable advantages over the traditional testing methodologies used today for the de ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Genital Herpes by Medical Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Genital Herpes: Chlamydia Hepatitis HIV Pap Smear STD Testing Trichomonas Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Genital Herpes. You can connect with experts and other people who have Genital Herpesin the Wellsphere communitie ... Read on »
People who imagine that they've genital herpes should take tests by winter1101 Posted Fri 21 Mar 2014 3:02pm Does Adenomyosis Affect Fertility? Within invest in to figure out in case you have any urinary tract infection, you should bathe a genital place, plus acquire your "midstream" sample with pee inside a clean and sterile jar. Next, the particular sample is shipped to the laboratory, as well as pee is definitely screened pertaining to white ... 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 »
Teens: Oral Sex and Herpes [Guest Post] by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Jul 2008 11:17am 2 Comments This guest post is by my Teen Sex ExpertBarbara Dehn.  There was a recent herpes outbreak at one of the local High Schools and wanted to post some info from Barbara for my parent and teen readers. Eeewwww!  I know, I know, this is not exactly the kind of thing people want to talk about unless they’re worried that they may have gotten something ... Read on »
Herpes is more common than you think by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 1 Comment One of eight North Americans (30 million) has genital herpes, but only 20 percent of those infected know it (1). Herpes is classified into type I that affects primarily the mouth, and type II that affects primarily the genitals, although both types can go both places. According to a study in the American Journal of Epidemiology almost one perce ... Read on »
Study Links Severe Drug Reaction to Herpes Virus by Medline Plus Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 10:02am Wednesday, August 25, 2010    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A rare and dangerous reaction to a range of common medicines including antibiotics and anticonvulsants may be caused by a severe immune response to reactivated herpes virus, scientists said on Wednesday. ... Read on »
Herpes - a complicated primer by Karen R. Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 10:58am When I tell people that I teach sex education, I often get a response along the lines of, “Well there isn’t really much to teach, is there?”  But the thing is, this content often IS complicated.  Perhaps at first glance the physical act of penile-vaginal intercourse is relatively straightforward, but many other things just aren’t.  Sexual arous ... Read on »
Common Symptoms For Herpes by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 3:18pm Are you suffering from genital herpes? How can you tell if you might have contracted the virus? Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus I and II, the same virus that causes oral herpes, otherwise known as cold sores. Both can cause genital herpes, although HSV-1 is m ... Read on »
Foods To Stop Fever Blisters (Herpes Virus) by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Most people suffer a form of herpes virus at some point. Most commonly a cold sore "fever blister" or genital blisters but can be shingles or an infection called Epstein-Barr disease. You may be able to control outbreaks by what you eat. The virus lies dormant in 90% of us, diet may well determine whether the virus becomes reactivated and explode ... Read on »