Is Herpes Virus Contagious?

Question: My friend was recently diagnosed with herpes simplex virus. According to his doctor, he might have contracted the virus through kissing or sexual intercourse with an infected person. My biggest worry is if the herpes simplex virus is contagious. Answer: Herpes is a contagious disease that can be acquired through various ways, for example, […]

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Why Does Herpes Hurt So Much?

Question: I started experiencing these signs and symptoms which included sores in my mouth as well as blisters on my lips. As the days progressed, I couldn’t even swallow my favorite juice due to the excruciating pain in my mouth. A visit to my doctor revealed that I had herpes. My question is, does herpes […]

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Does Herpes Itch?

Question: Over the last couple of days (three days to be precise), I’ve been feeling these itchy sensations in my genital area. My biggest worry is that I have herpes, but I’m not really sure. So my question is, do herpes itch? Answer: Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease and one of the symptoms is […]

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