Herpes: How to detect if you have Genital
What are its Causes, Herpes Symptoms,
Prevention and Treatment
What is Herpes? Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that a sexually active
person can get. It is categorized into two types:
herpes type 1 (HSV-1, or oral herpes) and herpes type 2 (HSV-2, or genital herpes) it is also known as human
herpesvirus1 and 2 (HHV-1 and HHV-2. In most common cases, herpes type 1 can cause sores around the mouth and
lips (sometimes called fever blisters or cold sores). HSV-2 or genital herpes is generally responsible for
genital herpes which is contracted through many forms of sexual contact with a person who has HSV-2. This is
an illness that one should take seriously as this will cause harm to other people because this is highly
contagious once you are infected. This article will also serve as an awareness to people who are sexually
active and with multiple sex partners. Positive Singles
Are there signs and symptoms of Herpes Simplex Virus
Most people who was infected with this virus don’t know they
already have this infection since its symptoms are so mild. The symptoms include:
· Blisters and sores: it can be inside the vagina and on the cervix, or on the skin outside
the vagina. In men, the sores are on the penis and scrotum, and the skin around the genital area. it will
start off as itchy and then change to blisters or ulcers and then heal over in a few
Pain or itching in the
genital area as these are caused by the blisters and sores that break open.
Painful or burning
sensation during urination.
Abnormal discharge from
the vagina or
Flu-like symptoms. Such
as fever, headache, and muscle aches and
this will usually get better within a week.
preventions to keep genital herpes from spreading?
Stop having sexual
contact as soon as you feel any signs of an outbreak or your partner experiences the
Use condoms during any
sexual contact may it be anal, oral or vaginal sex. This is very important when having sex with a new
partner. This will help prevent genital herpes from spreading.
Testing your partner.
Visit a sexual health
clinic if you or your partner
noticed any signs and symptoms, go immediately to the clinic so that he/she will be
Are there any
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There is no cure for
herpes. The good news is that sores often clear without treatment. Most people are treated with an antiviral
medicine but there are some home remedies
that may help reduce the symptoms. Such home remedies includes: soaking the affected
area with warm water, the area where the herpes is located should be kept dry most of the time and put on
cotton underwear as it absorbs moisture much better than synthetic fibers. Over-the-counter
medications for pain reliever, such as
aspirin, acetaminophen, or ibuprofen can help ease the pain but it doesn’t cure
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