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Herpes Treatments Prescott Valley AZ

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Prescott Health Center
(928) 776-0420
656 W. Gurley St.
Prescott, AZ
Services
Abortion Services,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,General Health Care,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,Mens Health Services,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 8:30am-1:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-2:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Rajiv Jetly, MD
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Zambia, Sch Of Med, Lusaka, Zambia
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ebony House
(602) 254-6180
39 E. Jackson St.
Phoenix, AZ
Services
Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Free,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Drug Treatment Center

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Sunnyslope Family Health Center
(602) 344-6300
Maricopa Integrated Health System 934 W. Hatcher Rd.
Phoenix, AZ
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable)
Organization Type
Clinic

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Ebony House Incorporated
(602) 276-4288
6218 S 13th St
Phoenix, AZ
Services
Adult Education,Anti-Violence,Employment Assistance,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Rajiv Jetly, MD
(928) 632-1155
13175 E Highway 169
Dewey, AZ
Specialties
Infectious Disease
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Zambia, Sch Of Med, Lusaka, Zambia
Graduation Year: 1993

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Brenda C Patton
(928) 771-5470
1003 Willow Creek Rd
Prescott, AZ
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

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Parker Indian Hospital
(928) 669-2137
12033 Agency Rd.
Parker, AZ
Services
Adult Education,Deaf,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable)
Organization Type
Hospital

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Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation(SAAF)
(520) 628-7223
375 S Euclid Ave
Tucson, AZ
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

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Lab Express Inc
(602) 273-9000
13708 N. 51st Ave.
Glendale, AZ
Services
HIV Testing,Other
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable),Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Other

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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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