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Herpesvirus infections

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Genital herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which shows as blisters or sores on the genitals. This is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV).

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Genital herpes transmission - myDr.com.au

Genital herpes is transmitted (spread) by direct skin-to-skin contact, especially during intimate sexual contact, with a person who is infected with the herpes simplex virus.

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Category: Infections and Parasites Topic: Viral Infections Send by email View as PDF Send by post Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a common virus which infects people of all ages

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CMV - Lab Tests Online AU

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) testing is used to determine whether someone withandhas an active infection

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is cytomegalovirus (CMV)? Cytomegalovirus or CMV means "big cell virus" because cells grow big when infected

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Herpes simplex mouth infection in children | Raising Children Network

A child with a herpes simplex mouth infection might have a sore mouth, mouth ulcers and trouble eating and drinking. Its a good idea to see a GP.

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Cold sore infections - myDr.com.au

Find the answers to common questions about cold sores, irritating blisters whichare caused by the herpes simplex type 1 virus and can be triggered by stress, fatigue or exposure tosun

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Genital Herpes and Pregnancy

Genital Herpes and Pregnancy Categories: Infections and Parasites, Women's Health Topic: Viral Infections Send by email View as PDF Send by post The herpes simplex virus causes genital herpes

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Glandular fever - Better Health Channel

Glandular fever is most common among high school and university students, but young children can also become infected by saliva on toys, shared cups, or the hands of carers.

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Cold sores - Better Health Channel

Cold sores are blisters around the mouth and nose, caused by the herpes simplex virus.

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