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HSV-2 Singapore: HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus type 2) symptoms in men/women, screening/diagnosis, testing/check, treatment clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

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Herpes

Human Herpesvirus (HHV) classification

Herpes lesion on upper lip Herpes simplex is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 (HSV-1 & HSV-2), diagnosed with the herpes type-specific blood test

Herpes - sores on male sex organ Genital herpes

The signs of herpes appear about 2-10 days after sexual contact with an infected person.

These include:

  • itching/burning-feeling in the genital area
  • water blisters (vesicles) or open sores
  • discharge of fluid from the vagina.

Herpes sores heal after 3-4 days but often recur. Treatment relieves pain and discomfort but cannot prevent recurrence. A woman with herpes may infect her newborn at childbirth causing blindness or mental retardation.

Herpes test

Herpes TestCost
Herpes Simplex Type 1 & 2 PCRSG$190/=
Herpes Simplex Type 1 & 2 CultureSG$240/=
Herpes Simplex Type 1 IgG AntibodySG$30/=
Herpes Simplex Type 2 IgG AntibodySG$32/=
Varicella Zoster IgG AntibodySG$44/=
Epstein-Barr virus EA-IgA AntibodySG$50/=
Monospot TestSG$30/=
Cytomegalovirus IgM AntibodySG$72/=
Cytomegalovirus IgG AntibodySG$72/=

TORCH

TORCH complex is a medical acronym for a set of perinatal infections (i.e. infections that are passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus), that can lead to severe fetal anomalies or even fetal loss.
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