Recent research led by the Population Council's Elena Martinelli and published in PLoS Pathogens, provides some clues about the role of genital herpes
in HIV infection.
We defined genital herpes
lesions as a positive result in specimens from sites in a "boxer short" distribution, namely: groin, pubic area, urethra, penis, vagina, vulva, cervix, clitoris, introitus, labia, perineum, anus, perianal, rectum, or buttocks.
They will require extensive, thoughtful counseling [because] the physical impact of genital herpes
is nothing compared to the psychological one," Ms.
The median number of outbreaks of genital herpes
each year was five.
As part of this support, NIAID will also act as sponsor of an additional investigationa l new drug (IND) application for VivaGel(TM) for prevention of genital herpes
with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
8% of those who were seropositive for HSV2 reported a history of genital herpes
Cigarette smoking recently was shown to be an independent risk factor for the acquisition of genital herpes
That is one of the sobering statistics associated with genital herpes
, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that affects one in five adults in the U.
This virus is part of the same family of viruses that causes chickenpox (varicella), shingles (herpes zoster), genital herpes
(herpes simplex virus 2 or HSV-2), and mononucleosis.
When the results came back, the nurse told me that I had an STD called genital herpes
Most definitely not, especially in the case of viruses like HPV and genital herpes
that can infect the entire genital region.
5 million people worldwide who are infected with genital herpes
but do not know it.
The $96,843 grant is intended to study enhanced formulations of topically applied alpha-interferon for the treatment of genital herpes
BOSTON -- A new study has found that individuals infected with genital herpes
can spread the virus to others even when symptoms are not present.
can be transmitted with or without the presence of sores or other symptoms.