Managing Herpes: How to Live and Love with a Chronic STD

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Now in its 3rd edition, Managing Herpes provides a balanced perspective on the medical and emotional issues surrounding genital herpes. Nineteen chapters cover recurrences, treatment options, transmission, pregnancy, telling your partner, impact of sexuality, long-term relationships, vaccine research and more. The definitive book for information on herpes.

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About the Author:

Charles Ebel is director of program development for the American Social Health Association, which provides a hotline, website, newsletters and other resources for individuals with herpes.

Anna Wald, MD, MPH, is medical director of the University of Washington Virology Research Clinic and one of the world's foremost researchers on herpes simplex virus.

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With 20 percent of the American population now carrying the virus that causes genital herpes, the revised edition of this book, first published in 1994 by a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping sexually transmitted diseases, is timely and welcome. Written for lay readers, it provides the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of genital herpes as well as balanced, supportive advice on living with this chronic disease. The author is very reassuring as he tells readers that normal life, including sexual relationships and childbearing, is possible and that several options are available for managing outbreaks. He stresses the importance of open communication and safe sex practices. A bibliography, glossary, and resource list provide further information. As the only title currently available on herpes, this useful book is highly recommended for all collections.?Barbara M. Bibel, Oakland P.L., Cal.
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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