What Is Genital Herpes? Is It STD Viral Infection

STD - United States (on September 09, 2014 01:10 AM)

Learn about what is genital Herpes? and about status of Herpes in viral diseases caused by HSV1, HSV2, genital herpes is common and highly infectious normally spread via sex relationships often refers to sexual transmitted diseases and complex type of STD infection.


What is genital herpes question often asked, answer is herpes STD infection caused by two type of viruses such as herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2, this disease is very common in United States in between sex people ranging from age 15 year to 50 year often diagnose the genital herpes symptoms.


Heres Photos & Symptoms like Cold Sore in Genital Area



How Genital Herpes Spread

If you engage the unprotected sex activities via vaginal, oral and anal sex, herpes is viral disease so there are many chances to get other person infected through body contact. Because fluids in the sore of herpes   transport virus and any contact to sore is another victim of herpes infection.


Importantly some time infected sex partner has not visible herpes sore or he/she may not aware of infection and virus can easily spread to other sex partner. Normally medication can treat the genital herpes to reduce cold sores and heal faster. General herpes is chronic skin disease and its virus stays long time in the body, active again in the body four to five times within two years’ time frame, attack at mucous membrane which are found in the mouth.


How You Can Feel Herpes Symptoms 

Herpes symptoms can commonly appear at genital areas of men or women protected by latex condom but eventually eruptions can also happens the area that is not protected by condom so condom will not save you hundred percent.


Genital herpes can be complex if it is not treated on time, herpes may be painful cold sore around the genital areas and in the people who have repressed immune system, and even you touch your sore fluid can easily carry viral infection and transfer to the other part of the body.


Don’t touch once you are diagnose the symptoms of herpes, clean your infected herpes areas and wash your hands carefully to not transfer others.


How Genital Herpes Tested

Herpes can be tested easily once it is diagnose that viral infection is active, if you feel any initial symptoms of herpes primary infection then go to sex health clinic or GUM clinic. Doctor will take the swab of fluid from sore as a sample from blaster. Swab is small piece of spongy material which is connected at the end of stick. Sample will be send to laboratory for herpes simplex virus (HSV) testing. 


Herpes Can be Cured Easily

Still there is no cure for herpes, but there are medications available which can reduce the severity of infection or shorten the outbreaks. Often doctors suggest the Acyclovir, famciclovir, valacyclovir are antiviral medicines, and you must take advice for the treatment of herpes from doctor before taking these drugs.


Herpes in Pregnant Women

Herpes causes serious issues during pregnancy or pregnant women, complication may be very serious if herpes carry before the pregnancy or develop it within the tenure of pregnancy. Biggest threat in pregnancy is you may transfer your disease to baby during the time of delivery or labor. If you are contagious then risk of virus transmission is high.

Doctors recommend the oral medications Acyclovir during pregnancy primary herpes treatment and given more time to your baby to develop by postponing the delivery, antiviral are offered in this tenure to cure the herpes until the time of delivery. 



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