Category: Herpes Symptoms

What Does Herpes Sores Look Like

What Does Herpes Sores Look Like

Herpes is a condition that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. It can be transmitted through the saliva or through sexual contact. The causative agent enters the body through cuts or cracks in the skin or mucosal surfaces. The virus can attack and reproduce in the nervous system. It can remain inactive until it […]

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Herpes Symptoms - Bone Pain before Herpes Outbreak

Herpes Symptoms – Bone Pain before Herpes Outbreak

Part of preventing an outbreak is to know the symptoms of Herpes and to act accordingly. Herpes is caused by a virus which can be lying dormant within a person and during the dormant stage, a person carrying the virus will not exhibit any symptoms of having it. However, there are some symptoms that can […]

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What Are The Signs I May Have Herpes?

What Are The Signs I May Have Herpes?

For all the sexual education that we may have, especially when we’re younger, aside from HIV, you rarely think about STDs that cannot be cured. I recall growing up and never thinking about an STD that can’t go away. Obviously, I wasn’t paying attention when they were speaking about herpes. Most people truly don’t even […]

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What Does Herpes Look Like?

What Does Herpes Look Like?

Because of the different stages of a herpes outbreak, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what herpes look like. In the initial stages, herpes can look like whitehead, or a zit, that you would find anywhere else on your body. Embarrassingly enough, the first time I encountered herpes was on my leg, and I thought I […]

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What Are The Symptoms of a Herpes Outbreak?

What Are The Symptoms of a Herpes Outbreak?

The symptoms for a herpes outbreak may depend on the type. The herpes virus comes in two strains, HSV-1, which is oral herpes, aka coldsores, and HSV-2, which is gential herpes. As we know, herpes is contracted by skin to skin contact. In most people infected with the herpes virus, their first outbreak usually happens […]

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