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Description of Genital herpes infection

According to dictionary definition  DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV). It can cause sores on your genital or rectal area, buttocks, and thighs.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Common risk factors include:1. Vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the infection2. Pregnant mothers can also infect their babies during childbirth  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  You may not know of the disease, as herpes at times does not have symptoms or very mild symptoms. Symptoms of herpes are called outbreaks. They include:1. Sores (blisters) near the area where the virus has entered the body2. Sores on the genital or rectal area, buttocks, and thighs3. Itching or tingling around your genitals4. Backache5. Flu like symptoms including fever, swollen lymph nodes6. Fatigue7. Headache  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor may recommend you to get some screening tests done.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  1. There is no cure. However, medicines can help lessen symptoms, decrease outbreaks, and lower the risk of passing the virus to others.  2. Effective use of latex condoms can reduce, but not eliminate the risk of catching or spreading herpes.  NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

 

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