Herpes is a virus infection that can cause different diseases depending on the type of virus.
One strain causes cold sores in the corner of your mouth. Another strain causes genital herpes
, sores around the genitals contracted from sexual contract. Chickenpox
are also caused by a herpes virus
. There is no cure for herpes & breakouts can occur. Meds can help with the breakouts.
Answer assisted by Nicole Bressler, Medical Student