January 21, 2007 10:49pm CST
With aging, the body's defense breaks down. Does herpes become sever in old age?
• United States
3 Apr 07
I've not heard of anyone suffering more outbreaks due to aging. It's more when illness causes a challenge to the immune system. Over time, your body grows more familiar with the virus and in a way makes peace with the virus that actually causes fewer outbreaks over time.