Although, most genital herpes is caused by the herpes type 2 virus (HSV-2). Supporting your immune system should be your first goal.A weakened immune system is more prone to outbreaks.
Genital herpes is an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2).There are about 500,000 new people diagnosed with herpes each year in America and approximately thirty million people infected the herpes virus in the United States.If the number of people has genital herpes virus continues to grow at the present rate, it is predicted that in time nearly half Americans will have genital herpes.She was deep within me, hidden in the shadows of shame and guilt, but she was there. A vibrant, passionate, caring, adventurous, intelligent, nurturing woman who deserved to love and be loved. (cold sores are caused by the HSV1 herpes virus) This helps to soften the stigma of the conversation.The journey to discovering love again began with a deep investigation of what herpes really is and who I really was. NOTHING about me had changed except that now I was living with herpes. If your partner gets cold sores, then we already know that they have herpes. This conversation is not just about you disclosing your status, but also learning what your risks are.Best-SG*********** last Christmas i found out i had herpes simplex 2 that i had recieved from my s.o. How can I enjoy my life when all I’m worried about is hsv.
recently we broke up & i just feel like ill never be able to be with any one else. Intellectually, I know better but that is how I feel The worst part is that I can never be 100% sure I won't pass it to a partner no matter what I do.
When a person has Herpes (HSV-1, HSV-2), HPV (Human Papillomavirus), it can make him feel like he is all alone in the world.
He may wish there was a place where he didn't have to worry about being rejected or discriminated.
Links on this page go to treatments, services, information, doctors answers, and publications that can help you cope with herpes in your life.
A diet with a higher lysine to arginine ratio may reduce the frequency of herpes outbreaks.
Efforts to develop a herpes vaccine by biotechnology companies are ongoing.