A collection of pictures showing several types of herpes infections. Including cold sores, eye herpes and genital Herpes. Click on one image and you will be able to browse the whole gallery using your keyboard.
What is genital herpes? Genital herpes are also commonly known as HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 2). This is a sexually transmitted viral infection that can be triggered when one comes into contact with an infected person through oral sex, anal sex or normal sexual intercourse. The virus gains access into the body via […]
Introduction Just because a woman has been diagnosed or has suffered from genital herpes (HSV-2) is not an indication that she will not be able to have children. According to the CDC, it is estimated that roughly 20% to 25% of pregnant women suffer from genital herpes, which is also commonly referred to as herpes […]
A person can become infected with herpes simplex virus – type 2 the instant the virus gets into the body. Also commonly referred to as genital herpes, HSV-2 is commonly transmitted from one person to the other through sexual intercourse. Then again, it is also important to point out that the virus can be transmitted […]
According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), genital herpes is one of the most common STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) in the United States. It is estimated that there are roughly 50 million people, majorities of whom are female with genital herpes. Genital herpes is triggered by a virus commonly referred to as HSV (Herpes […]
The signs and symptoms of genital herpes, also commonly referred to as HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 2) may differ from one person to another. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), most people (men and women) do not even know that they have the disease, hence the high number of infections. The […]
There are two types of herpes, that is, genital herpes and oral herpes. Both forms of herpes are triggered by herpes simplex virus, which is a sexually transmitted disease. Genital herpes, which is also commonly referred to as HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 2) is quite common in the US. CDC (Center for Disease […]
Herpes is a viral infection that can be triggered by either HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 1) or HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus – Type 2). Herpes simplex virus – type 1 is commonly typified by sores in the mouth (i.e. inner cheeks, tongue and soft palate) and blisters on the lips. These types of […]