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  • Herpes Viruses
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    Herpes-Simplex: Type 2 Herpes is a name that is used to describe several types of skin eruptions that are characterized by formation of blisters. The term embraces primarily two distinct disorders, herpes simplex and herpes zoster, both caused by viruses. Together, these 'herpes' viruses are estimated to cause more human illnesses than any other group of viruses. Two types of herpes simplex are known. The first causes cold sores or fever blisters, which is an eruption of blisters that often occu...
  • Herpes Virus
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    Herpes Herpes has been around for a very long time. So long that it very likely predates the human species. "Herpes" derives its name from the Greek word herein, which means to creep or crawl. The physicians of Greece, treating herpes over 2,000 years ago, described herpes of the mouth and herpetic sores in the groin, which traveled around the flank and genital regions. Throughout history many a physician attempted to understand the herpes virus. Due to similarities amongst various herpes viruse...
  • Viruses Just Like Bacteria Viruses
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    HOW ABOUT VIRUSES Just like bacteria viruses are one of the microbes that are winning the match against the humans. Viruses were the toughest one to tackle for the scientist. The shape, contents and their protective shields were the most challenging part of the fight. There are many ways one can treat cancer, but for AIDS doctors prescribe a cocktail of drugs in which some are enzyme inhibitors, protein inhibitors and while some are RNA inhibitors. This is not it in the cocktail there is more to...
  • Cause Genital Herpes Through Oral Sex
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    GENITAL HERPES Genital herpes is a common infection caused by a virus. Most people who are infected with the virus do not have any symptoms. If you do get symptoms, they are like having cold sores (blisters, sores, redness, pain, itching) on your genitals. After the first outbreak, you may have outbreaks again, this is known as recurrences. Although there is no cure once a person is infected with the genital herpes virus, the symptoms can be controlled with medication. The symptoms of genital he...
  • Hsv 1 And 2
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    I have infected 45 million Americans and will infect 1 million more Americans each year. Who am I? Herpes, from the ancient Greek meaning to creep or crawl, is the name of a family of viruses of which herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) are the most serious human pathogens. HSV-1 is normally associated with oro facial infections and encephalitis, whereas HSV-2 usually causes genital infections and can be transmitted from infected mothers to neonates. Both viruses ...

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