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Results 1 - 3 of 3 for eczema herpeticum OR "dermatitis," atopic OR Herpes simplex virus infection
  1. Atopic Dermatitis: Possible Complications (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... and potentially life-threatening infection. While not common, eczema herpeticum occurs in people of all ages and in males and females. Often those infected do not know that they have been exposed to the herpes simplex virus. The first indication of infection occurs 5 to 12 days after exposure to ...
  2. ... 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 ...