How to use Genital herpes in a sentence
St. Joan's wort oil stops cold sores in their tracks and can even relieve genital herpes symptoms.
Consider Your Options Your doctor will probably tell you about the two key ways to treat genital herpes.
There are two types of herpes simplex virus - HSV-1 is the type responsible for cold sores while HSV-2 causes genital herpes.
Or that if you have oral sex with someone with a cold sore you could get genital herpes?
The first attack of genital herpes usually has the worst symptoms.Advertisement
Treating recurrent genital herpes during pregnancy A large number (about 75 %) of women with HIV also have genital herpes.
It suggested hypnotherapy was beneficial to students under exam stress and also to patients with chronic genital herpes.
Oral sex can spread genital herpes to the mouth and throat and cause very painful tonsillitis.
There are seven different herpes viruses, but most people suffer from oral herpes (sores on the mouth or lips) or genital herpes.
The herpes simplex virus type 1 should not be confused with the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), which most often causes genital herpes.Advertisement
A baby may also get the herpes virus passing through the birth canal if the mother has genital herpes.
The rate of transmission of genital herpes during pregnancy is one to two out of every 2,000 pregnancies; the rate of transmission during childbirth changes to one out of every 2,000 to 5,000 live births.
Women who have their first outbreak of genital herpes during pregnancy are at high risk of miscarriage or delivering a low birth weight baby.
Delivery of the infant by cesarean section is recommended if the mother has an active case of genital herpes.
Most people with genital herpes have five to eight outbreaks per year, but not everyone has recurrent symptoms.Advertisement
It is important that the pediatrician discusses the possibility of herpes infections with new parents, particularly if they have a history of genital herpes.
Not only are genital herpes painful and uncomfortable, they can cause cervical cancer in women and complications to the baby if the woman is pregnant.
If you are a carrier of a strain of the genital herpes virus, preventing an outbreak is your best option.
Health statistics from the CDC show that close to 10 percent of all adults between the ages of 20-29 have genital herpes.