Doctors for Herpes Infections in Metro Hospital Thane West, Mumbai
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Herpes Infections or herpes simplex infections are infections caused by the herpes virus. The herpes virus can appear in any part of the body. It most commonly appears in the mouth (HSV-1 or oral herpes) and genitals (HSV-2). Symptoms are:
• Blistering sores in mouth and genitals
• Pain during urination
• Flu like symptoms
• Swollen lymph nodes
• Lack of appetite
HOW IS HERPES INFECTIONS DIAGNOSED?
Your general physician would examine you for the same and conduct some lab tests to check the virus and determine its type.
HOW IS HERPES INFECTIONS TREATED?
In cases of Herpes Infections, it is recommended to visit a General Physician/Dermatologist to undergo check-up. While this infection is generally diagnosed with a physical examination, the doctor might also conduct HSV testing, also known as Herpes culture, to confirm the presence of the Herpes virus in the body.
DID YOU KNOW?
Infants too can get affected from herpes since it is contagious.