Viral Infections

Viral Infections


What are viral infections?

A viral infection is a disease that can be caused by different kinds ofviruses, of which the influenza-virus is best known. A viral infectioncan be in different places in the body, some viruses are mainly in the intestine, while others prefer the lungs and airways.

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)

The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause a blister(s) anywhere on the skin. Learn about the different types of herpes.

Molluscum Contagiosum

This is a common condition caused by a virus. It mainly occurs in children and young adults, but can occur in older patients. It is contagious from person to person.


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