Herpes exploded on the national scene in the 70's and early 80's, but has faded from national attention. Chickenpox has gone from a rite of passage in childhood to an uncommon childhood disease. Shingles generally only hits the elderly, but can strike much younger. What do these diseases have in common and how can treat and live with them? We will discuss what these viruses are, what they do, and how to manage them: from new medications to other alternatives for treatment.
Added by drsickels on April 11, 2005