Herpes is a virus-induced skin infection. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and spreads through skin contact. What is herpes: Categories of herpes There are different types of herpes simplex viruses. These can be broadly classified into three categories: Alphaherpesvirus These are cytolytic viruses that grow rapidly by developing latent infections in neurons. This type of […]
Skin infections can arise due to bacterial, viral, or fungal causes. While mild infections can be addressed by home remedies, some may require medical attention. Read on to learn more about infectious skin diseases.