Martin J. Gabica MD

Herpes Tests

Herpes tests are done to find the herpes simplex virus (HSV). An HSV infection can cause small, painful sores that look like blisters on the skin or the tissue lining ( mucous membranes ) of the throat, nose, mouth, urethra, rectum, and vagina. A herpes infection may cause only a single outbreak of sores, but in many…

Síntomas del virus del herpes simple tipo 1 (herpes labial)

El virus del herpes simple tipo 1 (HSV-1, por sus siglas en inglés) puede causar grupos de pequeñas ampollas que suelen aparecer en el labio y alrededor de la boca o en su interior. Los grupos de ampollas se denominan comúnmente herpes labial. Pueden picar o doler.


What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. If it’s not treated by a doctor, it can get worse over time and cause serious health problems. The infection can be active at times and not active at other times. When the infection is active, you have…