herpes genitalis


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Noun1.herpes genitalis - an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area
herpes simplex - an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
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Genital bolge tutulumu gosteren herpes zoster, genital herpes simpleks virusu (HSV) tip 2 infeksiyonu (herpes genitalis) ile karisabilir.
Patient 1, 20, had recurring vaginal infections for a number of years, particularly stubborn herpes genitalis. She also experienced angina repeatedly, alternating with nasal sinus infections and increased frequency of headaches for some time, especially under stress (high-school final exams right when beginning therapy).
As seen in chart, Tinea cruris was maximum with total 56 (11.2%) patients followed by herpes genitalis 37 (7.4%) patients.
Herpes genitalis is primarily a disease of young adults, caused by two serotypes of herpes simplex virus (HSV), 1 and 2.
Antiviral therapy is most effective if begun within 72 hours of symptom onset in primary herpes genitalis. (4) Analgesics can help with pain control and sitz baths are helpful for women with severe dysuria.
These effects have been confirmed in more recent and structured clinical studies, in both types of herpes simplex infection: cold sores by HSV-1 (Hoheisel, 2001), and herpes genitalis by HSV-2 (Vynograd et al., 2000).
Historically, herpes labialis and herpes genitalis have been associated with HSV-1 and HSV-2, respectively.
Markos (genitourinary medicine and sexual health, NHS clinic, Stafford, UK) provides a brief introductory discussion and then addresses these diseases: human papilloma virus (HPV) infections and genital warts; molluscum contagiosum; chlamydia trachomatis genital infections; gonorrhoea; non-specific urethritis; muco-purulent cervicitis; pelvic inflammatory disease; prostatitis; epididymo-orchitis; herpes simplex and herpes genitalis; HIV and AIDS; and other diseases in this general field.
Clinically he was diagnosed as a case of herpes genitalis and treated with oral and topical acyclovir.
Herpes genitalis. Herpes genitalis is typically caused by HSV-2; however, up to one-third of new cases are caused by HSV-1, usually resulting in a milder form of the infection appearing within three days to two weeks after initial exposure (Benedetti, Corey, & Ashley, 1994; Lafferty, Downey, Celum, & Wald, 2000; Langenberg, Corey, Ashley, Leong, & Straus, 1999; Yeung-Yue et al., 2002).
Herpes genitalis in women attending Planned Parenthood of New York City.
Zovirax Ointment is used topically for the treatment of herpes genitalis (genital herpes) and Zovirax(R) Cream is used topically in the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in adults and adolescents (12 years of age and older).