Herpes Pictures

A collection of pictures showing several types of herpes infections. Including cold sores, eye herpes and genital Herpes. Click on one image and you will be able to browse the whole gallery using your keyboard.  

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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1)

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Herpes simplex virus type 1 is one of the two types of herpes simplex viruses; it may also be called HSV-1. This virus is more common than its counterpart and is the culprit for oral sores or cold sores. Herpes simplex virus type 1 may also cause genital herpes but […]

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Valacyclovir

What is Valacyclovir for? Valacyclovir is a drug that is used to control the herpes virus. This virus is responsible for shingles, herpes simplex genitalis and cold sores. Valacyclovir will stop the replication of viral DNA which will reduce the reproduction of herpes virus. This drug will not kill the herpes virus but will only […]

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Acyclovir

What is Acyclovir for? Acyclovir is classified as an antiviral medication and it is commonly used to reduce the growth and the spread of the herpes virus. This virus is the cause of many viral illnesses like genital herpes, shingles, chicken pox and cold sores. Acyclovir will not cure herpes but will only help reduce […]

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Famciclovir

What is Famciclovir for? Famciclovir is an antiviral medication that is used for the treatment of symptoms of the herpes viruses including herpes simplex 1 and 2 as well as the varicella zoster virus. Herpes virus is responsible for cold sores and genital herpes while the varicella zoster virus is for chicken pox and shingles. […]

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Herpes Symptoms in Women

What is genital herpes? Genital herpes are also commonly known as HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 2). This is a sexually transmitted viral infection that can be triggered when one comes into contact with an infected person through oral sex, anal sex or normal sexual intercourse. The virus gains access into the body via […]

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Herpetic Gingivostomatitis

Also commonly referred to as Gingivostomatitis, Herpetic Gingivostomatitis is a viral infection that mainly affects the mouth. The condition is quite common in children and toddlers. Then again, there are adults who have been diagnosed with the disease. What Causes the Disease? Herpetic Gingivostomatitis is triggered by a virus referred to as HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex […]

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Herpes and Pregnancy

Introduction Just because a woman has been diagnosed or has suffered from genital herpes (HSV-2) is not an indication that she will not be able to have children. According to the CDC, it is estimated that roughly 20% to 25% of pregnant women suffer from genital herpes, which is also commonly referred to as herpes […]

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Herpes Incubation Period

A person can become infected with herpes simplex virus – type 2 the instant the virus gets into the body. Also commonly referred to as genital herpes, HSV-2 is commonly transmitted from one person to the other through sexual intercourse. Then again, it is also important to point out that the virus can be transmitted […]

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Herpes Symptoms in Men

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), genital herpes is one of the most common STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) in the United States. It is estimated that there are roughly 50 million people, majorities of whom are female with genital herpes. Genital herpes is triggered by a virus commonly referred to as HSV (Herpes […]

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