What is the Difference Between Herpes Simplex I & II

The history of the herpes virus is well documented in the writings of Hippocrates, some 2,500 years ago. The Greek scholar described the spreading of herpes as “the creep and crawl disease.” Scientific research has identified more than 5,000 different strains of the Herpes Virus. Eight of these strains cause disease in humans: 1. Herpes […]

What Is Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO)

Varicella zoster virus (VZV), when transmitted to a previously uninfected individual, results into two different patterns of manifestations or syndromes. The initial infection, chickenpox, usually transmitted during the childhood years, is a communicable but usually harmless febrile disease. After this initial infection, the virus particles of chickenpox stay in the dorsal root of the spinal […]

What Causes The Herpes Disease, And Some Few Facts

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a virus called herpes simplex virus (HSV), specifically by Type 2 (HSV-2). The first type of this virus, Type 1 (HSV-1) targets the oral area and is characterized by labial (lip) and mouth infections. Fever blisters and cold sores are the common indications of this disease. […]

What Can Herpes Support Groups Do For You

The purpose of herpes support groups is to help you deal with the psychological aspect of herpes and provide information about treatments and research. People often write to me for support. They either feel ashamed, helpless, and dirty or just want the pain to go away. I do everything I can in my book Herpes […]

Types of Genital Herpes Medication

Genital herpes is a viral condition that does not yet have an actual cure. The condition results in flare ups of sores in the genital area that take a while to heal up and get rid of. This disease is normally transmitted in sexual contact, but it can also be transmitted in other ways. If […]

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