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Understanding Herpes (Understanding Health & Sickness Series) Lawrence R. Stanberry

Understanding Herpes (Understanding Health & Sickness Series)

Lawrence R. Stanberry

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This book is for people who wish to learn about herpes simplex viruses. two remarkably complex microbes capable of causing a wide variety of infections. These include genital herpes, a very common chronic sexually transmitted disease.Features:--MoreThis book is for people who wish to learn about herpes simplex viruses. two remarkably complex microbes capable of causing a wide variety of infections. These include genital herpes, a very common chronic sexually transmitted disease.Features:-- Herpes simplex viruses. types 1 and 2 -- their origins and history-- How the virus causes disease and how and where the viruses persist in the body-- How they cause recurrent infections-- How common herpes simplex virus infections are transmitted-- Who is most likely to be infected-- First-episode genital herpes: how it is acquired, its incubation period, its signs, symptoms, and complications-- Recurrent genital herpes and how it is different from first-episode infection-- The problem of asymptomatic (silent) recurrent infections, prodromes and false prodromes. predictors, and triggers of recurrences-- Herpes simplex virus infections in AIDS patients, pregnant women, newborn babies-- Emotional problems caused by herpes infections-- Coping with the illness-- Remedies and attempts to make effective vaccines