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Baltimore Highlands-Lansdowne Health Center
(410) 887-1003
Baltimore County Dept. of Health 3902 Annapolis Rd.
Baltimore, MD
Services
HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Sacred Zion Full Gospel Baptist Church
(410) 624-0808
Project ARISE 346 Denison St.
Baltimore, MD
Services
Adult Education,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Faith-based Organization

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New Hope Treatment Center
(410) 945-7706
2401 W Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD
Services
HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Holistic,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services,Seniors,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a number, not your real name),Confidential,Free,Oral testing,
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Imani Center
(410) 362-3258
Bon Secours Health System 1940 W. Baltimore Street, 4th Floor, FCC
Baltimore, MD
Services
Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,Hepatitis C Treatment,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Housing Services,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Organization Type
Clinic

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Sisters Together and Reaching(STAR)
(410) 383-1903
1505 Eutaw Place
Baltimore, MD
Services
Adult Education,AIDS Activism,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Prison or Prison Outreach,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a number, not your real name),Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Faith-based Organization

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Eastern Family Resource Center
(410) 887-0400
Baltimore County Dept. of Health 9100 Franklin Square Dr.
Baltimore, MD
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Housing Services,Insurance Assistance,Legal Assistance,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Seniors,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Transportation Assistance,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Axiom Medical Group
(866) 297-9736
4660 Wilkens Ave.
Baltimore, MD
Services
Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Other

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ECHO House Multi-Service Center
(410) 947-1700
1705 W Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD
Services
Adult Education,Anti-Violence,Exercise,Financial Assistance,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Seniors,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Youth Opportunity Movement
(410) 545-6953
1510 West Lafayette St.
Baltimore, MD
Services
Employment Assistance,HIV Testing,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Evelyn Jordan Center
(410) 328-1900
16 S. Eutaw St Suite 100
Baltimore, MD
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Hepatitis C Treatment,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,
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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