She was intrigued by the antiviral therapy, its effect, and the ear thing which actually was a painful lump of
the same general type as on the nose, but in the crease between the back of
and my head. Herpes hangs out in the nerve roots. Mostly, people's immune system keeps the various types of herpes in suppression. But for whatever reason, the herpes can become strongly expressed, as is the case with shingles (herpes zoster).