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Herpes Treatments Albuquerque NM

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New Mexico AIDS Services(NMAS)
(505) 938-7141
625 Truman St NE
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Hospice Services,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Prison or Prison Outreach
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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New Mexico Department of Health
(505) 841-4100
Stanford Public Health Office 1111 Stanford Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Adult Education,Anti-Violence,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free
Organization Type
Clinic

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Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.
(505) 766-5197
1217 Frist Street NW
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Case Management,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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First Choice Community Healthcare
(505) 890-1458
Alameda Center 7704-A 2nd St NW
Alburquerque, NM
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Seniors
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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New Mexico Department of Health
(505) 841-8928
Southeast Heights Public Health Office 7525 Zuni Rd. Sotheast
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Adult Education,Anti-Violence,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Health Care for the Homeless(AHCH)
(505) 242-4644
PO Box 2544
Albuquerque, NM
Services
HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc.
(505) 764-0036
5015 Prospect Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,Hepatitis C Treatment,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Hospice Services,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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US Dept. of Veterans Affairs - New Mexico
(505) 265-1711
New Mexico VA Health Care System 1501 San Pedro Drive Southeast
Albuquerque, NM
Services
HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential
Organization Type
Hospital

Data Provided By:
Planned Parenthood of New Mexico, Inc.(PPNM)
(505) 265-3722
Nob Hill Medical Clinic 3625 Central Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Insurance Assistance,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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First Choice Community Healthcare
(505) 768-5450
South Broadway Center 1401 William St SE
Alburquerque, NM
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Seniors,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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Herpes

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Herpes Simplex

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What Is Herpes? (Herpes Simplex, Also called: HSV)

Herpes is an infection that is caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV). Oral herpes causes cold sores around the mouth or face. Genital herpes affects the genitals, buttocks or anal area. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease.  (STD). You can get it from having sex, even oral sex. The virus can spread even when sores are not present. Mothers can also infect their babies during childbirth.

Some people have no symptoms. Others get sores near the area where the virus has entered the body. They turn into blisters, become itchy and painful, and then heal. The virus can be dangerous in newborn babies or in people with weak immune systems.

Most people have outbreaks several times a year. Over time, you get them less often. Medicines to help your body fight the virus can help lessen symptoms and decrease outbreaks. Correct usage of latex condoms can reduce, but not eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading herpes.

Warning symptoms of itching, burning, increased sensitivity, or tingling sensation may occur about 2 days before lesions appear.

 

Skin lesions or rash around the lips, mouth, and gums

Small blisters (vesicles) filled with clear yellowish fluid

Blisters on a raised, red, painful skin area

Blisters that form, break, and ooze

Yellow crusts that slough to reveal pink, healing skin

Several smaller blisters that merge to form a larger blister

Mild fever (may occur)

Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV.

 

HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. 

 

HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can infect the mouth.

Treatment    

Untreated, the symptoms will generally subside in 1 to 2 weeks. Antiviral medications given by mouth may shorten the course of the symptoms and decrease pain.

Sores caused by Herpes often come back again and again. The antiviral medicines work best if you take it when the virus is just starting to come back -- before you see any sores. If you the virus returns frequently, your doctor may recommend that you take the medicines all the time.

Wash blisters gently with soap and water to minimize the spread of the virus to other areas of skin. An antiseptic soap may be recommended. Applying ice or warmth to the area may reduce pain.

Take precautions to avoid infecting others.

Prevention    ...

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