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What is the relation of having iritis and HSV 1? How does HSV 1 antibodies cause iritis? (no cold sores ever).

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Dr. Neil Notaroberto
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In brief: Rarely

Does hsv cause an iritis.
Iritis is found in about only 1% of primary hsv ocular infection patients. The method of travel is that the virus accesses the ocular structures by direct contact or the trigeminal nerve from active infection.

In brief: Rarely

Does hsv cause an iritis.
Iritis is found in about only 1% of primary hsv ocular infection patients. The method of travel is that the virus accesses the ocular structures by direct contact or the trigeminal nerve from active infection.
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