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Doctor insights on: Different Stages Of Herpes

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Is there different stages of gential herpes that causes your medication to be unable to prevent a break out or make a break out less painful?

Is there different stages of gential herpes that causes your medication to be unable to prevent a break out or make a break out less painful?

Herpes simplex: These recurrences may or may not be shortened or reduced in frequency by Acyclovir or its salts. The severity of these can also be highly variable. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can you get herpes in different areas of your body?

Can you get herpes in different areas of your body?

Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) can cause infections that affect the mouth, the face, the genitals, the skin, the buttocks, and the anal area. In general, type i, also known as herpes labialis, causes infections above the waist, most commonly as oral cold sores.Type ii infections occur mainly below the waist, leading to genital herpes. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the different kind of herpes?

I was wondering what are the different kind of herpes?

HSV: It is a great deal to type. I would prefer to refer you to the american academy of dermatology website for a thorough explanation: http://www.Aad.Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/e---h/herpes-simplex. ...Read more

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How many different types of herpes viruses are there?

How many different types of herpes viruses are there?

About 6: The two most common types of herpes virus r type 1 and type 2. Type 1 causes cold sores and type 2 causes genital herpes. With the sexual mores of today type 1 and type 2 maybe interchangeable. ...Read more

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How are genetal herpes and syphilis different?

How are genetal herpes and syphilis different?

Virus vs Bacteria: They are 2 totally different sexually transmitted diseases. Herpes is a virus and syphillis is caused by the spirochete bacteria treponema pallidum. ...Read more

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How are herpes 1 and herpes2 different?

HSV-1 ; HSV -2: Hsv -1 is the main cause for cold sores but also can be spread to the genital area. Hsv -2 causes most herpes simplex infections of the genital region but can also cause oral lesions. ...Read more

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Can someone contract herpes if they share a drink but use different straws?

Can someone contract herpes if they share a drink but use different straws?

Low probability: Herpes Simplex infection is transmitted through bodily fluids so if there was no contact with saliva then the chances are low. But in any case infection is present in 60% of the general population from childhood ...Read more

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Please tell me will my life be different if i was infected with herpes? Either physically, mentally, emotionally and socially?

Please tell me will my life be different if i was infected with herpes? Either physically, mentally, emotionally and socially?

This is a very good : question. We believe probably as many as 75% of the population carries the virus, so it is quite common. The good news is that it doesn't cause cancer, but is emotionally and socially upsetting. Know your options, and now there are many. You can reduce shedding to one day a year by taking daily antivirals . see a derm to get more answers. knowledge is power ...Read more

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What are the different causes of genital herpes?

What are the different causes of genital herpes?

Herpes simplex virus: Herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (hsv). Hsv 1 is the main cause of genital herpes, while hsv 2 causes cold sores. Herpes zoster causes shingles. All are contagious as long as sores (lesions) are present even of they are healing. Avoid contact, or sharing body fluids, or using glasses and utensils used by someone with active herpes. ...Read more