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Some Viral infections/ diseases can be prevented with vaccinations: measles, polio, chickenpox. Vaccines can also prevent infections such as the flu, Hep A, Hep B, and human papillomavirus (HPV). Some antiviral meds are available to treat herpes simplex viral infections, HIV/AIDS and influenza. Viral infections are not susceptible to antibiotics. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is one of eight herpes viruses known to infect humans (and other vertebrates). It commonly causes chicken-pox in children and Herpes zoster (shingles) in adults and rarely in children.
Graves' Disease (toxic diffuse goiter). Common cause of hyperthyroidism, it's caused by an autoantibody against the thyroid receptor for TSH. Unlike most antibodies which are inhibatory, this one is stimulatory and causes continuous synth and secretion of T4 and T3 in excess. Exopthalamos is common with Graves', but the reasons for it are unclear.