Herpes, Pictures and Treatment

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Herpes vs Yeast Infections: Diagnosing Genital Herpes and Yeast Infection

If you think you have signs of a yeast infection, you may want to ask your gynecologist to test you for types of the herpes simplex virus.  I recently discovered that the symptoms of a yeast infection and a herpes outbreak are so similar as to be nearly indistinguishable from one another.   Had I been more vigilant about the details of my past medical history, and had I known how to test for genital herpes, I could likely have avoided months of discomfort.   For a few months, I was absolutely Continue Reading

Herpes and Pregnancy, Can my Unborn Baby Get Herpes?

There are many expectant mothers who are afraid of having their unborn babies be infected with herpes. It is mostly because of the fatal effects that this infection can do to the baby. It is just right that they should be careful about passing herpes to their unborn child, but they don’t have to be overly worried about it. Let us first take a look at genital herpes, and what is the relationship between pregnancy and herpes? There are two types of herpes simplex virus; this is the virus that Continue Reading

Can I Get Herpes from Giving or Receiving Blow Job?

The HSV or herpes simplex virus is the main cause for genital herpes infection. HSV is classified into 2 categories but both of them can cause the STD known as genital herpes. Fever blisters or a cold sore on the lips is an infection that is caused by HSV type 1. However, this virus can also infect the genital region and create sores in that area. Genital herpes is commonly caused by HSV type 2, but the mouth can also be infected by this virus through an unprotected oral sex such as giving a Continue Reading

Tips & Ways To Detect If Your Partner Has Genital or Oral Herpes

Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that many people don't even know they have. Herpes can cause cold and canker sores, redness, swelling, itching, burning, and blisters on your entire body during a breakout. Sometimes herpes looks like a mosquito bites or a rash while other times you won't have any symptoms at all. The only way to not get herpes is to not have sexually relations. Here are several ways to detect if your partner has herpes. Over 26% of the population of the United States Continue Reading

Herpes Pictrures: Herpes Simplex

Herpes simplex (Ancient Greek: ἕρπης - herpes, lit. "creeping") is a viral disease caused by both herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2). Infection with the herpes virus is categorized into one of several distinct disorders based on the site of infection. Oral herpes, the visible symptoms of which are colloquially called cold sores or fever blisters, infects the face and mouth. Oral herpes is the most common form of infection. Genital herpes, known simply as herpes, is the Continue Reading