There is a need to spread awareness about the nature of herpes which, over the last few decades, has been overstated significantly to scare people into protecting themselves. As effective as that method has been, there is also a need for people to learn that herpes, like any other skin condition, is a manageable disease
Genital herpes outbreaks manifest themselves as an initial or first attack or as a recurrent condition. Following are the common symptoms that indicate initial outbreaks. For many people suffering from genital herpes the initial outbreak lasts the longest and brings the most discomfort. During this initial episode your immune system has not started producing enough
Are you aware that herpes simplex and herpes zoster are two different medical conditions? It’s common for the words to be used interchangeably, with the false belief that they refer to the same condition. This isn’t the case. This article makes a clear distinction between the two conditions. It provides valuable information about the symptoms,
Being diagnosed with genital herpes can truly take a toll on you. But perhaps the most terrifying bit about it is disclosing that information to your lover. It takes courage to do so, often because you could be feeling embarrassed about it, but especially since you are afraid they will reject you. Nevertheless, it is
The majority of people (including those with herpes) tend to have the misconception that when a person gets herpes that means their sex life is effectively over. After all, as you probably know all too well, herpes is an STD and sexual contact is one of the most common ways in which it is transmitted.
Herpes is a common STD globally. In the United States, herpes prevalence rates are as high as 40%, with people in the 14-49 age cohort being most vulnerable. However, herpes is not only a reserve for this age cohort; any sexually active person can get infected. Any sexually active person is vulnerable to herpes. The
Two more new born have been infected with herpes virus in the last three months after undergoing a controversial religious oral circumcision in New York City. These latest cases bring the total count to 13 infants since 2000, two of which suffered brain damage and two died from the virus which can rapidly spread throughout its
The Derek Jeter Celebrity Herpes Saga Derek Jeter seems like a pretty decent guy who is probably harmless. Word has it though that this captain may have spread herpes all over the place to a good number of people. Does this mean that the large Jeter Herpes tree is his one great legacy? To say