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When Herpes Infects the Eye - The Atlantic



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When Herpes Infects the Eye 
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Herpes simplex virus type 1 is best known as the culprit behind cold sores. When it's not causing itchy, crusty sores on the mouth, it hides in the bundle of nerves that run through the face. And it's super common. An estimated 50 to 90 percent of ...
New drug could treat cold sores better than anything else on the market, scientists discover, after trying to cure ... Daily Mail

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9 myths and facts about cold sores you need to know - Netdoctor



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9 myths and facts about cold sores you need to know 
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FACT: Cold sores are caused by a virus. It's true! These small, painful sores are caused by a virus. Once you have the virus, it stays in your skin for the rest of your life. "Cold sores are caused by a virus known as the herpes simplex virus (HSV ...

 


5 home remedies for cold sores caused by a herpes simplex virus - Star2.com



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5 home remedies for cold sores caused by a herpes simplex virus 
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Cold sores or fever blisters are a common viral infection. They are tiny, fluid-filled blisters on and around your lips. These blisters are often grouped together in patches. After the blisters break, a crust forms over the resulting sore. Cold sores ...

 


Here's What You Need To Know About Cold Sores And Herpes - BuzzFeed News



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Here's What You Need To Know About Cold Sores And Herpes 
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"Cold sore" is just a more pleasant term for oral herpes, or infection with the herpes simplex virus. The herpes simplex virus is categorized into two types: herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Both types of ...

 


Herpes Is Slowly Retreating, but the Infection Remains Common ... - New York Times



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Herpes Is Slowly Retreating, but the Infection Remains Common ... 
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About half of Americans aged 14 to 49 have HSV-1 or HSV-2. The latter, genital herpes, infects twice as many women as men.

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Here's How Many Americans Now Have Herpes - Live Science



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Here's How Many Americans Now Have Herpes 
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The screening involved a blood test that looked for antibodies against two types of herpes viruses: herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which most commonly causes oral herpes (cold sores), and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), which causes genital ...
Half of Americans have cold sore virus; 12 percent genital herpes NBCNews.com
Herpes infection rates drop, says study Washington Times
Fewer Americans Have Herpes, But the Number is Still High | Time TIME
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Researchers May Have Stumbled Onto a Drug for Oral Herpes - Healthline



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Researchers May Have Stumbled Onto a Drug for Oral Herpes 
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When high quantities of nucleoside analogues are used to treat an HSV-1 infection, unwanted side effects can occur. This includes localized damage, such as glaucoma, because of changes to ocular pressure. There's also the danger of toxicity, which can ...

 


Worried You Can't Live a Normal Life With Herpes? This Doctor Has Good News - POPSUGAR



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Worried You Can't Live a Normal Life With Herpes? This Doctor Has Good News 
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"Herpes is a group of viruses that affect the skin or nervous system," Dr. Schuh explained. "HSV, or herpes simplex virus, is the form of the virus that causes cold sores and genital herpes. Both cold sores and genital herpes are highly contagious and ...

 


Coping with cold sores | TheSpec.com - TheSpec.com



Coping with cold sores | TheSpec.com 
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Cold sores ? also called fever blisters ? are a common viral infection. They are tiny, fluid-filled blisters on and around your lips. These blisters are often grouped together in patches. After the...

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Half of Americans have cold sores 12% have genital herpes | Daily ... - Daily Mail



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Half of Americans have cold sores 12% have genital herpes | Daily ... 
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Both the typically oral and genital forms of herpes are common STDs that cause lesions which can leave people vulnerable to other infections, like HIV. New CDC data reveal that rates of herpes are finally falling.

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