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Do repeat infections tend to be more severe than the original disease or are they sometimes less severe?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Depends

It can go either way.
The first outbreak of herpes is the most severe, but a second dengue infection is worse than the first. It depends in part on whether the antibodies are helping or hurting. They help more often than they hurt.

In brief: Depends

It can go either way.
The first outbreak of herpes is the most severe, but a second dengue infection is worse than the first. It depends in part on whether the antibodies are helping or hurting. They help more often than they hurt.
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