Genital Herpes

  1. STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex

    STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex
    Do you know you can still contract some of the STDs even without having sex? You do not really have to be sexually active to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Before you dive into the specifics of how it is even possible, it is important for you to first understand a few terminologies. When it comes to ‘sex’, it generally means oral sex, anal sex, and penis-in-vagina sex. Penis-in-vagina is considered the only viable form of sex. However, there... →Continue reading
  2. Genital Herpes

    Genital Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in which Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is the causative agent. Both Herpes and Herpes Simplex Virus are of two types. HSV 1 and HSV 2 and Oral Herpes and Genital Herpes. HSV1 is most commonly associated with cold sores, i.e., blisters and ulcers around the mouth, whereas HSV2 mostly causes herpes in the genital areas. However, both HSV1 and HSV2 can cause any herpes. For example, a cold sore on the mouth... →Continue reading
  3. Forecasting Herpes: The Gift That Keeps Giving

    Over 50 percent of the world population is carrying the herpes simplex virus 1 or oral herpes, which is the commonest of the herpes infection. Herpes simplex virus is the causative organism of herpes and it can invade the mouth and genital areas of a person quite easily. Herpes is highly contagious and can spread during sexual intercourse or from skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. What is Herpes? Herpes is generally a sexually transmitted disease which is caused... →Continue reading
  4. Can Antibiotics Truly Cure Herpes?

    Herpes is an infection which usually affects one’s mouth, genital area (including the vagina, vulva, scrotum, and penis); anus, mouth, nose, and skin in other parts of the body. The culprit that causes herpes is a virus called Herpes Simplex Virus. The herpes simplex virus is ubiquitous. The World Health Organisation in 2017 opines that 67% of the world population under the age of 50 has HSV-1. According to a researcher, Kimberlin D.W., in 2007, a pregnant woman can infect... →Continue reading
  5. What To Do If You Have Genital Herpes

    Various health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) have done a lot of awareness by releasing STD-related statistics daily to help inform people about the possible dangers associated with sex, especially unprotected sex among unmarried people, giving the rise of more infections like herpes among young urban dwellers. Genital Herpes is one of the most common diseases that are sexually transmitted from an infected to an uninfected person during unprotected sexual intercourse. It brings about sores which could... →Continue reading
  6. All You Need to Know About Genital Warts

    Diseases that are transmitted sexually come with a great deal of discomfort since the normal course of nature becomes altered, given the circumstance. Genital warts form part of the common sexually transmitted diseases which appear as soft growths around the genitals of the infected person. Genital warts are occasioned by some types of HPV (Human Papillomaviruses) strains which are usually followed by many symptoms that include itching, pain, and general body discomfort, among others that would be considered below... →Continue reading

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