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Herpesvirus infections

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Cold sores (Herpes virus lip sores) information video | myVMC

Cold sores are blisters on the lips causes by the Herpes virus. They are annoying but not harmful, and can be treated.

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV virus, CMV infection) information | myVMC

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection usually produces no symptoms, but it can be serious in immunocompromised people and cause glandular fever-like symptoms.

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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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Genital herpes (HSV infection) information video | myVMC

Genital herpes is a symptom of Herpes virus (HSV2) infection, whereas cold sores are caused by HSV1. It is a common sexually transmitted infection or STD.

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Herpes simplex virus (cold sores) infection information | myVMC

Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) causes sores on the mouth (cold sores). Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is an STI and causes genital ulcers.

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Epstein-Barr virus (EBV; glandular fever) information | myVMC

Epstein-Barr virus infection causes glandular fever. It is transmitted through saliva and causes fever, sore throat and swollen glands.

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Herpes: your questions answered - myDr.com.au

Your questions about herpes answered, including how do you know if you have genital herpes, how is herpes diagnosed, and do I have to tell my partner if I have herpes?

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Cold sore infections - myDr.com.au

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

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