Monster Essays - Herpes-Simplex: Type 2
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 occurs during the
course of or after one of a variety of diseases that eventually cause fever
(most commonly average colds, the flu, and pneumonia). The b....