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Synonyms for herpes

viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane

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Companies Involved in Herpes Zoster Therapeutics Development and mentioned in this research include Astellas Pharma Inc.
From 1992 through 2010, a total of 281,317 cases of herpes zoster occurred among 2,845,353 Medicare beneficiaries.
Both herpes simplex virus type 1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 are members of the herpes virus family and typically, herpes simplex virus type 2 causes lesions and blisters in the genital area.
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.
Scientists have known that the herpes virus fusogen does not act alone, requiring a complex of two other viral cell-entry proteins.
The treatment of herpes virus should be done by an infectologist, dermatologist or gynecologist.
Although previous tests had shown that all the participants carried the genital herpes virus, some had never had an outbreak.
Genital herpes is recognized as a key health concern in the US where it is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases.
During periods when they had no symptoms of genital herpes, 98% of individuals had vaginal sex, 76% had oral sex and 25% had anal sex.
Upon examination, I found type 2 herpes lesions all over her cervix.
VZV is characteristic of the alpha herpes viruses and establishes latency in the cells of the dorsal root ganglia after primary infection (Arvin 1996).
The next day, after more Varla Jean and that same poor straight couple with the herpes, I got The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert also bleeped and Personal Best, the early '80s lesbian long-distance runner story that, when it was originally released, we all called Chariots of Fur.
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.
Cold sores, also known as herpes labialis or fever blisters, are highly contagious open sores on the lip and outer edge of the mouth.