Herpes Simplex

Definition of Herpes Simplex:

An infection, often recurrent, caused by herpes virus type 1 and 2.  It causes cold sores around the lips and mouth, and also causes painful blisters on the genitals and in the pubic area, thighs, and buttocks.

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Bell's Palsy

...the condition
“...Its cause remains unknown but reactivated herpes simplex virus (HSV) heads the list as the most probable cause...”

Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers)

...the condition
“...The cold sore, commonly confused with the canker sore, is caused by the herpes simplex virus...”
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Cervical Dysplasia

...the condition
“...Factors: Lifestyle and nutritional factors that appear to play a prominent role in the etiology of cervical dysplasia and carcinoma include: early age of first intercourse; multiple sexual partners; Herpes simplex type 2 and papilloma viruses (HPV); lower socio-economic class; smoking; oral contraceptive use; and many nutritional factors...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Anal intercourse is a risk factor for proctitis, caused by Entamoeba histolytica, Treponema pallidum (syphilis), Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia or Herpes simplex in addition to more common bacterial pathogens...”

Encephalitis

...the condition
“...The herpes virus group includes a number of common infections, including herpes simplex, varicella-zoster (the cause of chicken pox and shingles), cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus 6, and Epstein-Barr (EB) virus (the cause of mononucleosis)...”

Esophagitis

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Causes include: infections by organisms such as candida, cytomegalovirus (CMV), or herpes simplex; diseases and conditions that weaken the immune system, such as HIV; poorly-controlled diabetes; immunodeficiency disorders; chemotherapy; long-term steroid use; malnutrition; chemicals...”

Eucalyptus Blue Gum

...as a treatment
“...for pain caused by muscle tension, especially headache-related; Fever: A cold compress with eucalyptus oil has a cooling effect that reduces fever; Wound healing: The oil is used to treat wounds, herpes simplex virus, skin ulcers, and acne: diluted eucalyptus oil or crushed eucalyptus leaves are applied to the affected area after washing; Dandruff: A few drops eucalyptus oil with coconut or...”

Glossitis

...the condition
“...Causes and Development ... Bacterial or viral infections (including oral herpes simplex)...”

Grapefruit Seed Extract

...as a treatment
“...Campylobacter, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus, Salmonella, Klebsiella, Proteus, Cholera, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis, Legionella pneumoniae, Helicobacter pylori, Herpes simplex 1, Influenza A2, and measles virus...”

Herpes Simplex Type I

...the condition
Herpes simplex virus (HSV), which leads to "cold sores", is a recurrent viral infection that is caused by Herpes virus hominis (HVH), a most widespread infectious agent...”
...recommendation DIM / I3C
“Researchers are finding a tremendous link between increased intake of broccoli, cabbage and Brussels sprouts and the reduction in severity and frequency of herpes simplex...”
...recommendation L-Lysine
“...Increased levels of lysine over arginine suppress viral replication and inhibit cytopathogenicity of herpes simplex virus...”
...recommendation Ozone / Oxidative Therapy
“...Mattassi of Italy in his 1982 study found that 24 out of 27 people with Herpes simplex stayed in remission with up to a 3 year follow-up...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”
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Herpes Simplex Type II

...the condition
Herpes simplex virus (HSV), a recurrent viral infection, is caused by Herpes virus hominis (HVH), a widespread infectious agent...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human Herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

Lysine

...related topic
“...Research indicates that lysine may be useful in the treatment of migraine and herpes simplex...”

Monolaurin

...as a treatment
“...In studies performed at the Respiratory Virology Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Monolaurin was shown to remove all measurable infectivity against the following RNA and DNA viruses ... Herpes Simplex 1 and 2...”

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

...recommendation L-Lysine
“...Herpes zoster is closely related to herpes simplex, however, and lysine appears to have a similar role to play in treating an eruption of shingles...”

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

...the condition
“...Vaginitis and urethritis caused by sexually transmitted pathogens such as herpes simplex, chlamydia or gonorrhea may mimic cystitis...”

Vaginitis/Vaginal Infection

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“When unknown organisms may be contributing to chronic problems, a Uro-Genital Disease Panel (Swab or Urine) can test for the presence of Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma genus screen, Herpes simplex viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Chlamydia trachomatis, Human papilloma virus – types 6/11, Human papilloma virus – types 16/18 and Cytomegalovirus (CMV)...”

Vitamin E

...as a treatment
“...It combats herpes simplex (cold sores on the lips), and since this has been published in dental journals, it is now used by many dentists as a local application to the lips before the patient leaves the chair...”
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