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Whitley County Health Dept.
(606) 528-5613
Corbin Branch 3750 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY
Services
Exercise,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Wajdi Samir Kfoury, MD
(856) 342-2439
310 E 9th St
London, KY
Specialties
Infectious Disease
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Joseph'S Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Wajdi S Kfoury
(606) 528-4481
1419 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Infectious Disease

Data Provided By:
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
(859) 288-2360
805-b Newtown Circle
Lexington, KY
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

Data Provided By:
Whitley County Health Dept.
(606) 528-5613
Corbin Branch 3750 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY
Services
Exercise,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

Data Provided By:
Whitley County Health Dept.
(606) 528-5613
Corbin Branch 3750 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY
Services
Exercise,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

Arif Khan
(606) 843-6195
2645 N Laurel Rd
London, KY
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Data Provided By:
Planned Parenthood of Kentucky - Bluegrass
(859) 252-8494
508 W 2nd St.
Lexington, KY
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

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Lake Cumberland District Health Dept.
(606) 376-2412
McCreary County Health Center 119 Medical Lane
Whitley City, KY
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Seniors
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Clinic

Data Provided By:
Park DuValle Community Health Center(PDCHC)
(502) 774-4401
Park Duvalle Community Health Center 3015 Wilson Ave.
Louisville, KY
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Seniors,Youth
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a number, not your real name),Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
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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