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Herpes Dermatitis

Herpes dermatitis is an infection that can develop on the skin and eyes in response to infection by the herpes virus on the skin. Skin lesions can occur anywhere throughout the body. The symptoms include fever, and weight loss. It is transmitted primarily by skin-to-skin contact and even through infected objects. Wrestler's and Rugby players are especially vulnerable to this disease and exposure.


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)

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