Genital herpes is an infection of the genitals that is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). The genitals are not the only things which can be affected by the herpes simplex virus. The face – especially the mouth area – can also have cold sores causing by the virus.
There are two types of HSV:
- type 1 (HSV-1), and
- type 2 (HSV-2).
Genital herpes is caused by type 1 and type 2 HSV equally.
Genital herpes is a long-term health condition. As a first step, your body will be infected and you will have a genital herpes 3-5 times in the first two years. Good news, that the occurrence of the herpes will decreases by time and the condition also becomes less severe with the time.
The herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Unfortunately, HSV is really infectious. This means it can be passed from someone to an another person even by a direct contact.
IMPORTANT: Many of the infected people don’t even experience any symptoms, and they might even think they are not infected at all. In the meantime they can infect their partners during a sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal or oral).
How is genital herpes treated?
Again, important to know: You can not remove the virus from your body with any of the treatments. BUT you can reduce the severity and the duration of the symptoms when they turn up. With the genital herpes treatments you can make your life much easier! 🙂
With a good medicine or herpes spray you can avoid long-term painful blisters on the genitals and surrounding areas staying.
Control your outbreaks with a natural, homeopathic herpes relief and live your life as everyone else! 🙂