HSV-1

  1. What is herpes and how do you get it?

    What is herpes and how do you get it?
    Herpes simplex virus, known as herpes or HSV has two types. The first type is HSV-1, known as oral herpes. The second type is HSV-2, known as genital herpes. Although HSV-1 can also cause genital lesions, it mostly causes mouth sores. These mouth sores are also called cold sores or fever blisters. HSV-2 affects the genitals, causing painful sores to appear on them or in the anal area. Herpes simplex virus type 1 is a very prevalent disease, and... → Continue reading

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