These effective natural remedies can help heal cold sores

(Natural News) Cold sores can be painful and inconvenient. If you want relief from these tiny, annoying blisters, try natural remedies like essential oils, L-lysine, or zinc-based creams. What causes cold sores? Cold sores (also known as fever blisters) can appear when you’re sick, stressed, or menstruating. Dr. William Cole, a functional medicine expert, says that cold sores...
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We report a novel case of facial erythema in a patient treated with dupilumab.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
We describe a 56-year-old Chinese male with well controlled HIV presenting with recurrent genital ulceration despite suppressive therapy with ACV. He was first treated for presumptive ACV resistant HSV three years ago due to poor clinical response to ACV.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
A 48-year-old woman with a history of AIDS and stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma status post chemotherapy and stem cell transplant presented with 8 months of painful perineal erosions and exophytic plaques. Her medical history was significant for acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus (HSV) and multiple opportunistic infections. Examination revealed diffuse discontinuous eroded plaques in the perineum, and scattered skin-colored and hyperpigmented exophytic plaques with raised borders and central craters overlying the sacrum, gluteal cleft, and perineum.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Case Presentation: A 35-year-old African American female with PMH of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (on hydroxychloroquine 200mg BID, mycophenolate mofetil 500mg BID and prednisone 20mg daily) and herpes simplex virus (HSV) presented for a progressive, pruritic, diffuse rash with oral and vaginal erosions. She was evaluated 4 days prior for similar symptoms and treated with 150mg fluconazole, 500mg penicillin VK and 400mg acyclovir. She denied NSAID or antibiotic use, or other medications aside from those listed, prior to start of this episode.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
We describe a patient with small cell lung cancer and brain metastasis who underwent chemotherapy, treatment with dexamethasone and whole brain radiotherapy who subsequently suffered two episodes of HSV encephalitis three months and seven months after completion of radiotherapy and while on dexamethasone treatment.
Source: IDCases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: 2019Source: Advances in Virus Research, Volume 104Author(s): Melina Vallbracht, Marija Backovic, Barbara G. Klupp, Felix A. Rey, Thomas C. MettenleiterAbstractMembrane fusion is a fundamental biological process that allows different cellular compartments delimited by a lipid membrane to release or exchange their respective contents. Similarly, enveloped viruses such as alphaherpesviruses exploit membrane fusion to enter and infect their host cells. For infectious entry the prototypic human Herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and -2, collectively termed HSVs) and the porcine Pseudorabies virus (PrV) util...
Source: Advances in Virus Research - Category: Virology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Atopic Dermatitis With a History of Eczema Herpeticum;   Atopic Dermatitis Without a History of Eczema Herpeticum;   Health Controls Without Atopy Intervention:   Biological: Xolair Sponsors:   National Jewish Health;   Genentech, Inc. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions: Important associations exist between PHG and family history of PHG, psychiatric history, supplement use, and vitamin deficiencies, providing insight into the pathophysiology and potential comorbidities of PHG.
Source: International Journal of Trichology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Mancuso R, Sicurella M, Agostini S, Marconi P, Clerici M Abstract Introduction: Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common form of dementia worldwide, is a multifactorial disease with a still unknown etiology. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) has long been suspected to be one of the factors involved in the pathogenesis of the disease. Areas covered: We review the literature focusing on viral characteristics of HSV-1, the mechanisms this virus uses to infect neural cells, its interaction with the host immune system and genetic background and summarizes results and research that support the hypothesis of an ass...
Source: Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther Source Type: research
Viruses, Vol. 11, Pages 756: Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1–Encoded miR-H2-3p Manipulates Cytosolic DNA–Stimulated Antiviral Innate Immune Response by Targeting DDX41 Viruses doi: 10.3390/v11080756 Authors: Yongzhong Duan Jieyuan Zeng Shengtao Fan Yun Liao Min Feng Lichun Wang Ying Zhang Qihan Li Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), one of the human pathogens widely epidemic and transmitted among various groups of people in the world, often causes symptoms known as oral herpes or lifelong asymptomatic infection. HSV-1 employs many sophisticated strategies to escape host antiviral immune respo...
Source: Viruses - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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