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    Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection caused by Herpes Simplex Virus. This virus affects the genitals, cervix, and skin in other parts of the body. Herpes is a chronic condition but many people never have symptoms even though they carry the virus. HSV-1 is the most common causing oral herpes but can cause genital herpes through oral to genital contact. HSV-2 is primarily transmitted through sexual contact. The symptoms of herpes simplex virus are typically blisters or multiple bluster in the infected area, when the blisters break it leaves a tender sore.The best thing to do when thinking you have herpes is to go to the doctor, there they will most likely give you acyclovir, famciclovir or valacyclovir since these are the most effective medication. These medications does not rid your body of the virus but it does lesson the symptoms.…

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    been fixed, and that is when the microbes come in and changes the nitrogen in a way that is usable. Humans come in contact with microbes every day there is never a time there are not microbes around and on us only a small percent of microbes are dangerous and sometimes fatal. In Romans 1:20 it talks about God invisible attributes. God created this world in a way that if humans looked around they should be able to see God 's hand in it all. This paper will include and discuss one human pathogen…

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    In August 1999, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases began a phase III clinical trial on the drug Acyclovir. The study was conducted until April 2008 so as to see the long-term effects of the drug. The purpose of the study was to test the efficacy of oral Acyclovir in treating infants for herpes simplex virus (HSV) specifically on their skin, eyes, and mouth.1 To be enrolled in this study, the participant must firstly be less than 28 days old, either gender, and have herpes…

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    Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) was first reported over 2,000 years ago by the Greeks who used the term herpes, meaning creepy or crawling (Drugge & Jackson Allen, 2008, p. 455). It is known today as an infectious organism that affects populations equally worldwide (Drugge & Jackson Allen, 2008). In 2004, reports showed that 60% to 95% of the older adult population suffered from HSV-1 and at least 40% of them had been infected since age fifteen (Drugge & Jackson Allen, 2008). ). It is one of the most…

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    The Shingles, or Herpes zoster, is a reactivation of the Varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox in children. Shingles appear on the body as red, hive-like clusters that usually cause very intense pain and an overall feeling of being unwell. Flu-like symptoms (minus the fever), itching, tingling, and extreme pain at the site of the rash, are the most common signs of the virus. Shingles are sometimes called herpes zoster. This is very different to genital herpes,…

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    hard. As I looked down the list of STD’s, I shuttered just thinking about reading and writing on each. Then I thought of teaching my son about these and figured HPV might be a good one but there is a vaccine now to help that, a vaccine in which he is in the process of receiving the shots for now. However, herpes, as far as I think anyways, is one of the that can lays dormant for years whereas you have no clue when or where you retrieved it. A lot that have it do not even know they do, so is a…

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    Herpes Simplex Symptoms

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    Did you know that 1 out of 5 individuals in the United States have herpes and between 60-95% of all adults worldwide have it? A majority of them are unaware that they even have it… Crazy! The reason being is that most people have mild symptoms that go unnoticed and they are mistaken for something else. Some have no symptoms at all. Some people have symptoms within a few days of contracting herpes, others weeks, and some even years. This sometimes presents a problem when trying to find out the…

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    Genital herpes is one the most common sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. The herpes simplex virus is a double stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family (Garland 2014). There are two classification of this virus, the HSV-1 and HSV-2. The HSV-2 is the type that usually causes genital herpes, but there has been an increase of genital herpes caused by the HSV-1 type in recent times. This literature review is going to be study the causes,…

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    Herpes Simplex Virus

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    reactivate and the virus starts transcribing its genes again. It is important to state that once a person has been infected with Herpes Simplex Virus, this virus will remain latent in the hosts body for years and will eventually reactivate periodically causing the disease. Different stimuli can cause the virus to leave its dormant state such as, fever, trauma, emotional stress, sunlight, and menstruation. Herpes Simplex Virus can be transmitted into the host body through direct contact between…

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    Cold Sore Essay

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    Cold sores are inflamed, fluid-filled blisters in or near the mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus. They range in all different sizes and shapes. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus strain HSV-1. People who get cold sores after having oral sex with someone who has genital herpes can cause a rare strain that is known as HSV-2. Cold sores can also be genetic. The Prodromal Stage is all of the symptoms that occur before the cold sore. Some symptoms may include, burning,…

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