Genital herpes is a recurrent lifelong disease with no cure, caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV).
HSV-2 is usually the cause but HSV-1 may occur in up to 1/3 of new cases.
HSV-1 tends to cause fewer recurrences & milder disease than HSV-2.
The incubation period is 2 days-2 weeks after exposure.
Education is the best strategy for preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to the guidelines presented at the 14th Urological Association of Asia Congress in Singapore.
Children who develop viral infection, including rhinovirus and respiratory syncytial virus, are at increased risk of developing subsequent acute respiratory infection, as shown in a recent study from the Philippines.
A new patch comprising autologous leucocytes, platelets, and fibrin improved the healing rate of hard-to-heal foot ulcers among patients with diabetes compared with standard therapy, a recent study found.