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Herpes genitalis hos kvinner

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Definisjon:
Kjønnssykdom med sårdannelser i genitalområdet som skyldes herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) eller herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)
Forekomst:
Hos voksne finnes antistoffer mot HSV-1 hos 70% og HSV-2 hos 30%. Primærinfeksjon med genital HSV-2 gir symptomer hos ca 40%
Symptomer:
Kan være asymptomatisk. Oftest prodromale symptomer med parestesier og sviende ubehag i perineum, etterfulgt av lesjoner
Funn:
Pasienten kan ha feber, nedsatt allmenntilstand og glandelsvulst. Funn kan være grupperte vesikler genitalt eller anogenitalt
Diagnostikk:
Tester er PCR, dyrkning og ev. serologi
Behandling:
Aciklovir eller valaciklovir kan være aktuelt
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  • Ingard Løge, spesialist allmennmedisin, redaktør Norsk Elektronisk Legehåndbok

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Per Bergsjø, professor emeritus, dr. med., Universitetet i Bergen. Spesialist i kvinnesykdommer og fødselshjelp, forsker ved Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo