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If you talk with a physician about having herpes simplex virus (HSV), they would likely tell you that the virus is pretty benign (e.g., skin irritation, physical fatigue). Yet, so many struggle with having HSV. That’s because of the immense social stigma with having the virus. Additionally, sexual scripts often add to that social stigma. […]
Despite the stigma, a lot of people have some strain of herpes. Approximately 20% of the population has HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus – type 2) (i.e., genital herpes), while about 80% has HSV-1 (herpes simplex virus – type 1) (i.e., cold sores). Even though so many people have a form of herpes, many myths […]
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Prodrome refers to the early symptoms and signs that a person experiences before the full blown symptoms of an illness become evident.
Oral Facial Herpes: Herpes is a very common and usually mild recurrent skin condition transmitted through skin to skin contact.
Minimizing the risk of herpes transmission: Herpes is most contagious during an outbreak, however it can be spread even when no symptoms are present if the virus is active on the skin, but asymptomatic.
How Frequently will I have Herpes outbreaks