Category: Herpes

History Of Herpes: Where Did It Come From?

Here is an interesting fact – some of the most famous writers in the world spoke of herpes a long time ago, even Shakespeare.  In his famous Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare says: ”O’er ladies lips, who straight on kisses dream, which oft the angry Mab with blisters plagues, because their breaths with sweetmeats tainted are.” […]


Home Remedies for Herpes

When medications do not work or you prefer not to use them, there is a grand number of alternative treatment options that can help you deal with the outbreaks of herpes. Seeing that herpes is a chronic disease for which there is no cure, infected people should consider all things that bring them relief, especially […]


Herpes Outbreak Cycles

Herpes is a very common sexually transmitted disease. In fact, one in six people in the United States between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with herpes. There are two types of herpes, which are Herpes Simplex 1, which is generally cold sores, and Herpes Simplex 2, which is often genital herpes.   […]


Differences Between Herpes Simplex I And Herpes Simplex II

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that can easily be spread. Even without visible symptoms, this disease can be spread to sexual partners. There are many things to know about herpes, but you should be aware that there are two types of viruses – herpes simplex I and herpes simplex II. One out of […]


What Causes Genital Warts And What Are they?

Genital warts can be one of the more embarrassing and awkward topics to discuss not just with your partner but with your family and most of all your doctor. A specific virus, the Human Papillomavirus or HPV, causes genital warts. These warts impact both men and women, but women are more susceptible than men. Genital […]


Herpes In The Mouth

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Herpes in the mouth can also be called herpes simplex virus–1, HSV–1, herpes labialis, or simply just oral herpes. For clarification purposes, we will be using oral herpes throughout this article. What is oral herpes? Oral herpes is an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus that affects more than 50 percents of the adult […]


How Do You Know If You Have Herpes?

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Knowing whether or not you have herpes can be difficult, as signs and symptoms of the herpes simplex virus aren’t always easy to detect. In fact, as much as 90 percent of the population living with herpes does not know they are infected with the virus. This lack of awareness is the leading reason why […]


How To Tell Someone You Have Herpes

So you recently received word that you have the virus that causes Herpes or HSV1, and now the time has come to have ‘the talk’ with someone other than yourself and your doctor. Perhaps this person is a potential sexual partner, or maybe you need to inform someone with whom you’ve recently been intimate; whatever […]