Management guidelines for herpes simplex

Herpes Viruses Association

Herpes simplex is typically characterised by the appearance of blisters or sores on the affected area of the body. Primary symptoms are caused by herpes simplex type 1 as well as the type 2 virus. Over 65% of adults carry the virus, most of whom will be unaware of this as they are asymptomatic. This Guidelines summary covers drug treatment, complications, and counselling.

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