My Physician Guide to Herpes
Mike Woo-Ming, Feb 21, 2011 - 132 pages
The My Physician association is composed of top medical professionals who have come together with the goal of educating the public on critical health issues. Drawing on expert knowledge and decades of experience, we have created the My Physician guides to bring you only the most relevant information on the conditions that affect you. Inside the My Physician Guide to Herpes, you will learn what the herpes simplex virus is, the types of herpes viruses and the differences between them, why virtually every person is exposed to the virus, how to get a proper diagnosis, a complete symptom checklist, what to do during an outbreak, why outbreaks occur, a guide to prevention, support groups to help, dating websites for herpes sufferers, alternative treatments, which medications work, the effect of stress on symptoms, how to reduce your risk of contracting herpes, and much more.
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Table of Contents
Herpes Proper Diagnosis and Checkups page 18
Facing Herpes More Than a Medical Issue page 34
active acyclovir anal antibody Antiviral medications arginine asymptomatic birth Birth-Acquired Herpes blood tests body brain Brand Name burning sensation buttocks caused by HSV chickenpox cold sores condition condoms contagious cure for herpes diet disease dormant drugs effective emotional Famciclovir female flare-ups fluid genital herpes groin healing herpes infection Herpes simplex infection Herpes simplex Type herpes simplex virus Herpes Support Groups herpes virus HSV infection immune system infected with herpes infected with HSV initial Lemon balm lesions low in arginine lysine male mouth Neonatal nerve cells newborn babies non-primary occur oral herpes oral sex pap smear partner penciclovir penis pregnancy present recurrent reduce result risk sexually-transmitted infection Signs & Symptoms skin skin-to-skin contact sores and blisters spread suppressed suspected swab Swollen lymph nodes therapy Topical ointments transmit herpes treatment TSST type of herpes Tzanck vagina Vaginal sex valacyclovir viral culture viral shedding weak immune system Zovirax