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Allergies-Relief from Allergy, Its Symptoms and Medication.

An Allergy is a hypersensitive response of the body to certain substances, called allergens. These allergens can be of plant origin such as pollens, animal origin such as dander (scales shed from the skin, hair, or fur of animals), and insect origin such as the stings of bees and wasps, or the dust mites themselves. House dust, smog, smoke, and some strong odors may trigger allergies.

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Human Herpes Virus (HHV) and its Eight Types

Herpes is mostly a sexually transmitted disease (STD). HHV is the acronym for the Human Herpes Viruses which as the name suggests are viruses responsible for producing herpes in humans. These viruses (HHV) are of eight types. HHV are causative agents for cold sores, blindness, cancers, and life-threatening conditions in immuno-suppressed individuals.

What is Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)?

The disease Herpes virus hominis or herpes simplex virus (HSV) (also known as Cold Sore, Night Fever, or Fever Blister) caused by the herpes simplex viruses 1 and herpes simplex virus 2, occurring worldwide is one of the most common agents infecting humans of all ages.

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV 1)

The HSV 1 has an affinity for the upper part of the body producing oropharyngeal, cutaneous, and ocular lesions such as herpes labialis or cold sores involving the lips, gingivostomatitis or the inflammation of gums and oral cavity,  and keratoconjunctivitis.

Cold Sores-Prevention, Treatment and Remedy

Cold sores (also called facial herpes, labial herpes or orofacial herpes) are caused by a virus, usually herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is passed from person to person by direct contact with infected skin or saliva.

Eye Herpes FAQs

Eye herpes is the infection of the eyes due to the herpes virus. It can affect the lids producing blepharitis, the conjunctiva causing conjunctivitis and cornea giving rise to keratitis. If not treated, it can lead to blindness.

Herpes Labialis (Involvement of the Lips)

Herpes Labialis is an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, characterized by an eruption of small and usually painful blisters on the lips, mouth, or the skin around the mouth. These blisters are commonly called cold sores or fever blisters.

Herpes Labialis FAQs

Herpes Labialis is highly contagious and therefore it is necessary to avoid intimacy with infected people and to avoid use of infected items such as towels, soaps, clothes, eating dishes, etc.

Keratitis, Herpetic Keratoconjunctivitis (Ocular Herpes or Eye Herpes)

Herpetic Keratitis, commonly known as Eye Herpes is an inflammation of the cornea, the clear dome that covers the front part of the eye. Herpetic Keratitis is caused by the Herpes Simplex viruses.

Oral Herpes

Oral herpes involves oropharyngeal herpes, stomatitis (inflammation of mouth), herpes labialis (involvement of the lips) and gingivitis (inflammation of gums).

Oral Herpes FAQs

Oral herpes, also called cold sores or fever blisters, is a painful infection that occurs on the lips, mouth, and the surrounding areas. It can affect the mouth in general and produce stomatitis and affect the gums producing gingivitis.

Herpes Simplex Viruses (Human Herpes Virus HHV 1 & 2)

The Human herpes virus is of eight types of which the first two types are herpes simplex virus 1 (HHV 1) & herpes simplex virus 2 (HHV 2), Herpes simplex virus (HSV) in Males and Females, Effects of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV 1), Effects of Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV 2), Other Effects of Herpes Simplex Virus, Pathology of Herpes Simplex , Signs and symptoms of herpes simplex virus

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Herpes Simplex Virus and Homeopathic Treatment

Combination Therapies for the Treatment of Herpes Simplex

Combination therapies consisting of Homeopathics, naturopathics, ayurvedics, and Tibetan herbs can be used in various formulations so as to raise the immune status on one side whilst relieving the symptoms simultaneously.

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