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You can get genital herpes even if your partner shows no signs of the infection.
genital herpes infection is common in the United States. Nationwide, 16.2%, or about one out of six, people 14 to 49 years of age have genital HSV-2 infection.
Lauren Weinman 3rd hour
The condition commonly known as "herpes," referring to sores on the mouth or genitals, is caused by the Herpes simplex virus, or HSV. They're other forms of the virus, such as Herpes zoster, that cause lesions on other parts of the body.
it is sexually transmitted as in, sex, you can get it by open wounds with the infected persons blood coming in contact with that open wound.
30 million people died from herpes.
there is no treatment for herpes, but there is antiviral meds you can take to shorten and to prevent outbreaks during the time when they take the meds. daily suppressive therapy can symptomatic herpes can reduce transmission to the partner.
most people dont even notice they have the disease. but The first outbreak usually occurs within two weeks after the virus is transmitted, and the sores typically heal within two to four weeks. Other signs and symptoms during the primary episode may include a second crop of sores, and flu-like symptoms, including fever and swollen glands.