How will herpes simplex affect other parts of my health?

Herpes where? Herpes simplex virus is like a squatter. Once it moves in it does not go away. Recurrent cold sores, genital lesions may occur. Rarely this virus invades the nervous system and can produce meningitis, encephalitis or meningo-encephalitis.

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Need expert advice. What health complications are associated with herpes simplex 1?

Herpes Simplex 1. At the time of initial herpes simplex virus type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen ; /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. It can be spread to genitalia. Read more...

So can I get tested for herpes simplex even if haven't had an outbreak?

Yes. Lots of people say never had an outbreak yet they test positive. That means in the past they were exposed to virus and developed antibody. It is hard to say if it is permanent imunity or latent infection. Thats why it s better to get tested and get proper advice. There is a chance to transmit the disease further without any symptoms. Herpes infection in usa( genital herpes) affects 1 in 4 people. Read more...
Herpes simplex. Yes you can be tested for the presence of antibodies to this virus, although the assessment of whether it is types 1 or 2 cannot be reliably determined by antibody testing. If you have antibodies it means that the virus is in your body in a latent form. It may or may not ever produce active lesions. There is no way in which to predict this. Read more...

I am 26/f unmarried. I have been diagnosed for herpes simplex syndrome two times. What precautions I need to take so that it doesn't come any more?

Complicated. Herpes lives in your nerves forever once you first have it. You can reduce outbreaks by controlling stress and some medicaitons can prevent or lessen the severity of recurrances. Your concern should be what to do to prevent spreading it to others. Check the tips and other posts to educate yourself on how to control the disease. Read more...

What is herpes simplex 6?

Human herpesvirus 6. You probably don't mean herpes simplex, but human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6). It's one of 9 human herpesviruses, including herpes simpex virus types 1 and 2, Epstein Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and the numbered HHV series. HHV6 causes the common childhood rash called roseola, or exanthem subitum. There has been controversy about a link to multiple sclerosis, but probably not real. Read more...