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Welcome to the Herpes Channel

Herpes, whether genital herpes or cold sores (also known as fever blisters) are caused by an infection with the herpes simplex virus. Unfortunately, they are a common condition. Genital herpes, for example, affects more than one in five adolescents and adults. Cold sores generally occur outside the mouth on the lips, chin, or cheeks. With genital herpes, tender ulcers will generally appear around the genitals or rectum. The herpes virus can be spread by direct contact with the sore or indirect contact through sharing items such as utensils, towels, or drinks. While there is no cure, many medicines are available to treat the symptoms and to help prevent and shorten outbreaks.
Welcome to the Herpes Health Channel by eMedTV. Our Herpes Health Channel contains hundreds of articles on topics that are relevant to people with herpes infections. This includes information on symptoms, ways to cope with outbreaks, available medications, possible triggers, and more.
You can begin your eMedTV herpes experience by clicking one of the featured links located on this page. You can also start with the health topic section on the left side to find a topic of interest. If you do not find the specific information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the Search box at the top of this page.
Herpes Articles A-Z
  • About Zovirax Cream to Diagnosing Herpes Zoster
  • Drug Interactions With Acyclovir Ointment to Famvir for Herpes
  • Famvir Overdose to Generic Zovirax Cream
  • Herpes Zoster to Side Effects of Famvir
  • Side Effects of Zovirax to Valtrex and Weight Gain
  • Valtrex Dosage to Valtrex Precautions and Warnings
  • Valtrex Sexual Side Effects to Zovirax and Breastfeeding
  • Zovirax and Pregnancy to Zovirax Cream Overdose
  • Zovirax Cream Side Effects to Zovirax Hair Loss
  • Zovirax Overdose to Zovirax Warnings and Precautions
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