Results for: Herpes

How did herpes get its name?

The word "Herpes" came from the Greek word "herpein" which means "to creep or crawl" based on how the Greeks described the way the skin lesions of this disease spread; since t (MORE)

What is Herpes zoster?

Herpes zoster (or shingles) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox. What happens is that the virus remains inact (MORE)
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Is herpes deadly?

Unless there are complications associated with the herpes, herpes is not deadly. Herpes can be deadly but rarely. This happens when the virus has spread and gone into more sen (MORE)

Helpful Swimming Tips for Dogs

Swimming, for dogs, is a natural ability, and most dogs are ready to jump right in the pool with the rest of the family and dog paddle around the pool easily. Some dogs may ha (MORE)

What is the treatment for herpes?

There are both pharmaceutical and natural treatments for herpes. Valtrex and Acyclovir are the most common drug approaches. I personally used an all-natural treatment called (MORE)

Dating with herpes...how do you do it?

Dating with herpes can be managed in a number of ways. Some people living with herpes will only date other people with herpes.  Some choose to do so to:   minimise the spr (MORE)

Can a nurse have herpes?

Yes, because they are a nurse, it does not make them invulnerable to diseases. It just sets the stereotype that they would be more knowledgeable about viruses and about how to (MORE)