Herpes: How to detect if you have Genital Herpes?
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 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 weeks.
Pain or itching in the genital area as these are caused by the blisters and sores that break
Painful or burning sensation during urination.
Abnormal discharge from the vagina or penis.
Flu-like symptoms. Such as fever,headache, and
muscle aches and this will usually get better within a week.
Are there 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
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
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 tested.
Are there any treatments for genital herpes Positive Singles
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 genital herpes. Totally free to Place Your Herpes Dating Sites
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