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Herpes simplex
 
Standard Definition

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are very common worldwide. HSV-1 describes the oral-facial herpes commonly known as 'cold sores', and HSV-2 describes genital herpes. Both HSV-1 and HSV-2 can cause infections around the face, mouth, and genitals. Herpes infections in infants and in people who have weak immune systems or herpes infections that affect the eyes are serious and potentially life-threatening.

 
 
Underlying Disruption in Function

Once the herpes virus has been contracted, it remains present in the nerve endings for a lifetime. In times of immune suppression a recurrence is likely. In other words, the health of the immune system is of vital importance in the prevention of attacks.

 
 
Possible Causes, Triggers & Exacerbating Factors
  • Close contact with a person infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2, such as a family member or sexual partner
  • Dentistry, contact sports, trauma to the skin
  • A mother can pass the infection onto her baby during vaginal birth
  • Stress
  • Sun exposure, wind exposure
  • Menstruation, hormonal imbalances
  • Immune suppression
 
 
Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Swelling, redness, pain, tingling or itchiness
  • Fatigue, fever, headache
  • Blisters, vaginal (in women) or urethral (in men) discharge
 
 
Possible Additional Integrative Medicine Diagnostic Tests

(This is additional information that does not replace nor negate conventional diagnosis. Other tests may be useful depending on the individual circumstance.)

  • Hormonal testing
  • Allergy and food intolerance testing
  • Vitamin and Mineral assessment
  • Biochemical assessments
 
 
Links & Other Information

Contact YourHealth for referenced material regarding this condition, any of the diagnostic tests or therapies mentioned.

 

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