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This page contains links to eMedTV Herpes Articles containing information on subjects from Famvir Overdose to Herpes Blood Tests. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Famvir Overdose
    Seizures and a coma are among the possible symptoms of a Famvir overdose. This eMedTV page explains that while it isn't known exactly what to expect from a Famvir overdose, symptoms may be similar to those of an overdose on acyclovir, a similar drug.
  • Famvir Uses
    Famvir uses can include the treatment of shingles, genital herpes, and cold sores. This eMedTV Web page discusses Famvir uses in more detail, lists possible "off-label" uses of the medicine, and explains whether the drug can be used in children.
  • Famvir Warnings and Precautions
    You shouldn't take Famvir if you are allergic to a drug called Denavir or to any components of Famvir. This eMedTV page lists other Famvir warnings and precautions, including medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before taking the drug.
  • General Herpes
    Genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease, usually affects the genitals or rectum. This eMedTV resource describes common symptoms of the condition and explains what causes the infection. General herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Generic Abreva
    This eMedTV Web page discusses generic Abreva. It explores why a generic version is currently unavailable, when it may become available, and factors that can delay this. The difference between generic names and generic versions is also explained.
  • Generic Famvir
    Famvir is currently available in generic form. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of generic Famvir (known as Famciclovir tablets), including information on who manufactures it and how it compares to brand-name Famvir.
  • Generic Valtrex
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Valtrex is currently available in generic form. This Web page takes a look at how the generic version compares to the brand-name drug and lists the strengths available for the generic medication.
  • Generic Xerese
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, generic Xerese (acyclovir and hydrocortisone) is unavailable at this time. This article explains when a generic version could appear on the market and looks at factors that could extend the drug's exclusivity period.
  • Generic Zovirax
    Generic Zovirax is available in a number of strengths and forms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes a closer look at generic Zovirax and includes information on the FDA's testing process that compares generic versions to brand-name drugs.
  • Generic Zovirax Cream
    As this eMedTV resource explains, there is no generic Zovirax cream available, even though all of the patents have expired. This page discusses why this is currently the case and outlines some tips on ways people may be able to afford the medication.
  • Genetal Herpes
    Genital herpes is an incurable sexually transmitted disease that is caused by a virus. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this condition and describes some of its symptoms. Genetal herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Genital Herpes
    Genital herpes, a common STD, has symptoms that primarily affect the genitals and rectum. This eMedTV Web page explains how the disease is transmitted, lists the treatments that are available, and describes the symptoms of the condition.
  • Genital Herpes -- Information on Genital Herpes
    Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by a virus and has no cure. This eMedTV Web page provides some basic information on genital herpes, exploring symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Genital Herpes and Breastfeeding
    This portion of the eMedTV archives provides a discussion on genital herpes and breastfeeding. It describes how a nursing woman can keep her baby from coming into contact with the dangerous herpes sores.
  • Genital Herpes and Pregnancy
    Women who contract genital herpes later in pregnancy may require a C-section. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on this topic, including the risks for neonatal herpes (herpes in the newborn) and how to prevent it.
  • Genital Herpes Causes
    Genital herpes is caused by either the herpes simplex type 1 or herpes simplex type 2 virus. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses these genital herpes causes in more detail and explains how the virus is transmitted.
  • Genital Herpes Complications
    Possible genital herpes complications include an increased risk for other STDs and newborn infections. This eMedTV segment offers a more detailed description of the potential complications that may occur in people with genital herpes.
  • Genital Herpes Medication
    Common drugs used to treat genital herpes include acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir. This eMedTV Web page describes each one of these medications for genital herpes in more detail and explains the effects of the drugs.
  • Genital Herpes Statistics
    In the United States, almost one in five adolescents and adults has had a genital herpes infection. This eMedTV article contains other statistics on genital herpes and describes the dramatic increase of herpes cases from 1966 to 2005.
  • Genital Herpes Symptoms
    Common symptoms of genital herpes may include difficulty urinating, swollen glands, and flu-like symptoms. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible symptoms, including those that can appear during a recurrence of herpes.
  • Genital Herpes Transmission
    You can transmit genital herpes by having direct skin-to-skin or mucous membrane contact with someone. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at how the herpes virus is spread, including whether herpes can be transmitted by a person without any symptoms.
  • Genital Herpes Treatment
    Antivirals such as valacyclovir and famciclovir are often used as part of genital herpes treatment. This eMedTV resource explains how genital herpes is managed during different stages of infection and offers pain relief suggestions for outbreaks.
  • Genitial Herpes
    Genital herpes, which is transmitted sexually, is generally characterized by sores around the genitals. This eMedTV article describes herpes outbreaks and explains how to treat the symptoms. Genitial herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Genitle Herpes
    Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that is usually characterized by sores around the genitals. This eMedTV segment explains how it is spread and discusses how common the STD is. Genitle herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Gental Herpes
    Genital herpes is an incurable disease that is transmitted through sexual intercourse or oral sex. This eMedTV page discusses causes and transmission methods, and offers a link to more information. Gental herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Gential Herpes
    Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by an infection with the herpes simplex virus. This eMedTV page explains how genital herpes is spread and describes symptoms of the STD. Gential herpes is a common misspelling of genital herpes.
  • Herpes Blood Tests
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, blood tests are useful in detecting the herpes virus in people with no visible symptoms. This article describes the various blood tests available and compares the only two FDA-cleared blood tests in detail.
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