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How detrimental to the body is the herpes virus?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine
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In brief: In general

In an immunocompetent host (a person with a healthy immune system), a herpes simplex infection is not accepted as a disease process that causes significant mortality (deaths) or morbidity (health related hardships).

In brief: In general

In an immunocompetent host (a person with a healthy immune system), a herpes simplex infection is not accepted as a disease process that causes significant mortality (deaths) or morbidity (health related hardships).
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