herpes simplex virus

  1. Very Reliable: Herpes Simplex Blood Test

    What is herpes simplex virus? Herpes simplex virus is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) responsible for sores on the mouth or genitals. The sores can be excruciating, however, the virus normally does not lead to serious health implications. Herpes is a lifelong infection that, in most cases, remains latent for a larger portion in the life of an infected person. The herpes simplex virus is typically manifested in 2 strains: Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV... → Continue reading
  2. Yes! Herpes (HSV2) Can Be Transmitted During Oral Sex

    Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV2) is categorized as one of the two types of herpes viruses which are not usually transmitted by oral contacts. This does not mean that a large number of people do not get infected orally, given the fact that people who live with compromised immune systems are more susceptible to the disease than others with sound health. One of the easiest ways to recognize HSV2 is the evidence of sores and blisters transmitted after... → Continue reading
  3. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Can Give Terrible Mouth Ulcers

    Ulcers in the mouth start off as a sore and is typically a common feature found in a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted disease like HIV, herpes simplex virus infection, syphilis, HPV or gonorrhea. Though to certain degrees other STDs can bring injury to the mouth, the aforementioned diseases give room for obvious attacks on the mouth. For instance, HIV exposes the immune system to infections and without taking antiretroviral drugs and eating healthy. The HIV... → Continue reading

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