Overview

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). This STD causes herpes sores, which are painful blisters (fluid-filled bumps) that can break open and ooze fluid. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 16 perc[read article]

Tests for Genital Herpes

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Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 1 and 2 Antigen Detection Test
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The serum herpes simplex antibodies test is designed to determine whether you have been infected with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). This test does not actually ch...  More
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Tzanck Smear
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The herpes viral culture of lesion test, also known as the herpes simplex virus culture, is a laboratory test that is used to determine if a skin sore contains the ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test for Herpes Simplex
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Medical Procedures for Genital Herpes

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Prescribed Medications for Genital Herpes

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ACYCLOVIR (ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections in...  More
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VALACYCLOVIR (val ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infect...  More
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FAMCICLOVIR (fam SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses.  More
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FOSCARNET (fos KAR net) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include...  More
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CIDOFOVIR (si DOF o veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. It is commonly used to treat cytom...  More
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ACYCLOVIR (ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections in...  More
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