If you have them, who is going to want you?
The Cause of Herpes
HSV-1: causes cold sores or fever blisters in the mouth
HSV-2: causes genital sores, and sores in the mouth
If you have herpes, you are at a higher risk of HIV infection.
How are Herpes Spread?
Also, infected females can give herpes to their babies when giving birth.
Symptoms of Herpes
Aches and pains in the genitals, buttocks, and legs
Itching and burning
Herpes Cannot Be Cured
Ointments can help bring down the itching and burning
Avoid using scented soaps in order to not cause irritation to the area. Use a warm cloth instead.
Antiviral drugs relieve symptoms and prevent the herpes from coming back