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Herpes genitalis hos menn

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Definisjon:
En residiverende, livslang venerisk sykdom med sårdannelser i genitalområdet som skyldes herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV 2) eller sjeldnere herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV 1)
Forekomst:
20-40% i aldersgruppen 20-40 år har hatt primærinfeksjon med HSV-2
Symptomer:
Allmennsymptomer hos 80% og vesikkelutbrudd på forhuden eller rundt urinrørsåpningen, det svir og er ubehagelig
Funn:
Kliniske funn er vesikler, bristede vesikler, sår, ev. impetigo
Diagnostikk:
Tilleggsundersøkelser kan være virusdyrkning eller PCR
Behandling:
Ved primærutbrudd anbefales behandling med perorale antivirale midler
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  • Terje Johannessen, professor i allmennmedisin, Trondheim

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Svein Z. Bratland, spesialist i allmennmedisin, Sandviken Legesenter, Bergen, og seniorrådgiver i Statens helsetilsyn, Oslo
  • Per Inge Lundmo, overlege Kirurgisk klinikk, Urinveissykdommer, RiT og førsteamanuensis Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Trondheim