How to Keep Herpes Dormant

How to Keep Herpes Dormant

When someone has been infected with HSV, this infection is often present for life; however, this does not mean that someone is going to have the cold sores of HSV 1 or the genital warts of HSV 2 present on their body for years to come. Herpes Simplex Virus can enter a dormant state after […]

What to Do During a Cold Sore Outbreak

What to Do During a Cold Sore Outbreak

One of the most common viruses on the planet is herpes and most people have come into contact with some form of it during their life. There are multiple types of herpes simplex virus, including HSV 1 and HSV 2. one of the most common types of herpes will lead to a cold sore outbreak. […]

Can I Get Herpes from a Family Member?

Can I Get Herpes from a Family Member?

One of the most common infections on the face of the Earth is herpes. For those who might not know, this is a category of virus that infects millions of people every year. If not detected early, there are a number of complications that might develop. For this reason, it is important for everyone to […]

How to Keep Herpes Dormant

How to Keep Herpes Dormant

When someone has been infected with HSV, this infection is often present for life; however, this does not mean that someone is going to have the cold sores of HSV 1 or the genital warts of HSV 2 present on their body for years to come. Herpes Simplex Virus can enter a dormant state after […]

What to Avoid During a Herpes Outbreak

What to Avoid During a Herpes Outbreak

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are among the most personal medical conditions that someone might contract. There are multiple types of STIs; however, one of the most common (and also most misunderstood) is Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). Because this virus is so misunderstood, there are a few important points that everyone should keep in mind. To […]

The Different Types of Herpes Viruses

The Different Types of Herpes Viruses

 The Herpes Viruses are among the most contagious infections that someone might contract. In addition, there are multiple types of herpes that people need to keep in mind. Unlike bacteria, viruses cannot live without the help of a host. Viruses will hijack the various functions of the host cell, using its machinery to replicate copies […]

Why Herpes Isn’t That Bad

Why Herpes Isn’t That Bad

It can be difficult for people to talk about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This makes sense because these infections are often acquired during someone’s most intimate moments. Nobody wants to talk about unfortunate complications that might have developed during sexual activity. Because of this, there is a tremendous stigma that has developed surrounding STIs. Many […]

Side Effects of Herpes Medications

Side Effects of Herpes Medications

Herpes Simplex Virus is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that someone might contract. Often shortened to HSV, this virus can cause intermittent outbreaks from time to time that might be visually striking for someone to see. There are two common types of Herpes Simplex Virus. These include: HSV1: Herpes Simplex Virus […]

Busting Myths About Living with Herpes

Busting Myths About Living with Herpes

Contracting an incurable STD can be a burden, and it may seem like it’s the end of your sex life. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Despite the stigma, herpes simplex virus (also known as HSV-1 and HSV-2) is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]