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Results 1 - 3 of 3 for eczema herpeticum OR Herpes simplex virus infection OR "dermatitis," atopic OR eczema "dermatitis," atopic
  1. Atopic Dermatitis: Possible Complications (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... treated with an appropriate antibiotic. Viral Infections. When herpes simplex, the virus that causes cold sores, enters an atopic dermatitis skin lesion, it can cause eczema herpeticum - a severe and potentially life-threatening infection. ...
  2. ... or chickenpox. The virus that causes cold sores (herpes simplex virus) and the virus that causes chickenpox (varicella zoster virus) can cause a severe skin infection in people who have atopic dermatitis. To prevent this, be sure to stay away ...
  3. Skin, Hair, and Nails (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... skin. There are many types of dermatitis, including: Atopic dermatitis (eczema). It's a common, hereditary dermatitis that causes an ... can be easily caught from other people. Viral infections. Many viruses cause ... herpes simplex, which causes cold sores; human papillomavirus, the virus ...