Herpes Tops List of Skin Health Searches on Skinsight for 2009

The most-searched skin condition on Skinsight this year was herpes, a lifelong skin infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). HSV infections are contagious and spread by skin-to-skin contact with the infected area. An estimated 10-60% of the general population is infected with genital herpes, and only 20% of those infected with HSV develop visible blisters or sores.

  1. Herpes: search results for herpes
  2. Scabies: search results for scabies
  3. Ringworm: search results for ringworm
  4. Eczema: search results for eczema
  5. Psoriasis: search results for psoriasis
  6. Shingles: search results for shingles
  7. Acne: search results for acne
  8. Impetigo: search results for impetigo
  9. MRSA: search results for MRSA
  10. Warts: search results for warts

¹According to Google Analytics dating from the launch of Skinsight to December 1, 2009

Published on 12/10/2009 | Last updated on 01/05/2017