herpes simplex virus (HSV) invades a part of the body
other than the genital area, it may cause disease in that part of the body.
In general, complications are rare. And they usually occur with the first-time
genital herpes outbreak. Some of these complications
Other areas of the body that can be infected with the herpes virus
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineKevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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