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Managing herpe
Herpes, an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, is estimated to be present in 50 to 80 percent of the American adult population. 20 percent, over 50 million people, are infected with genital herpes, also caused by the herpes simplex virus, and the majority of these cases may be unaware they even have it. Studies show that more than 500,000 Americans are diagnosed with genital herpes each ..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Relationship Advice: First Date Sex? Should You
Everybody on TV seems to be tumbling into bed on the first date these days, but should you? Absolutely not, and I don’t care if you’ve been celibate since 1996. Here’s why: 1. Chances are, you’ve just met the guy. You know nothing about him, let alone whether he bathes daily, or if he’s one of those losers who picks his nose at stoplights. 2. My OB/GYN estimates that two out of five people ar..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Herpes: Understanding If You Can Be Expose
Herpes is one of those diseases that ’other people’ get, right? Wrong. In fact, the sad truth is that many people will contract this disease without even realizing that they are at risk. Knowing what it is, what symptoms are, and how to seek out treatment is necessary. You need to understand, then, that anyone engaging in sex can be exposed to herpes. Overview First, you need to know what herpes..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Oral Herpe
Herpes, both oral and genital, is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus. While oral Herpes is caused by HSV–1, genital Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the HSV–2 virus. The common symptoms for both oral and genital herpes include the appearance of sores on the body. These sores appear on different parts of the body. In case of genital herpes, they appear on the genital area. In or..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Herpes and Pregnanc
Herpes, both oral and genital, are highly communicable diseases caused by the two strains of the Herpes Simplex Virus: HSV–1 and HSV–2. Genital herpes is transmitted sexually and is rarely transmitted from a pregnant mother to her unborn child, but could prove fatal for the unborn infant if it is transmitted. It is possible, though unlikely that someone can transmit the virus through the placent..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

How Can You Tell Someone Has Genital Herpes
How can you tell someone has genital herpes? Do you take a good look at the person? Do you ask and look straight in their eyes? Do you inquire about their sex lives? Well, my answer is no, maybe and maybe. It may be a good idea to ask someone if they’re aware of having genital herpes. The more sexual partners a person has had in their lives, the more likely they’re to be infected by herpes. Bu..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Sexually Addicted? 10 Important Questions to As
There are many things in our culture that grab us and won’t let go. Sometimes sex is one of them. Perhaps that’s the case for you or your spouse/partner. Sexual addiction plays a prominent role in the "I Can’t Say No" kind of extramarital affair I outline in my E–book, "Break Free From the Affair." These questions are intended to help you be more aware of some behaviors that perhaps indicate th..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

The Demonization of Genital Herpe
Those of us who have so–called "genital herpes" are caught between a rock and a hard place. On one hand we are ostracized by the minority of the population (about 40%) who don’t currently have herpes simplex in their body, which is bad enough, but more cruelly we are often isolated by our fellow members of the herpes community who have so–called cold sores (heroes simplex 1 of the mouth and face)...... More on Genital Herpes Testing

A Prescription for Love: Treating Herpes with Lov
For anyone who is struggling with their herpes, and even for those who are not struggling, here’s my prescription for Love. Love is the universal agent of healing. Everything good and positive and sustainable in this world comes from love. The best prescription for herpes is a daily mega–dose of love. Do you love yourself? Has having herpes made you love yourself less? If others try to trash you..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Cold Sores Tips For Healing Cold Sores
That tingling you feel just above your upper lip is unmistakable. You know that it’s the start of another cold sore. You’ve gone through this routine before. First it gets red, then that itchy tingly area puffs out into a big embarrassing cold sore.For some reason you can’t stop checking yourself out in the mirror. Why, you wonder, does it have to happen to me ? Cold sores are caused by the herp..... More on Genital Herpes Testing

Perinate Herpes Simplex Viral Infection
Perinate herpes simplex viral infections may cause serious disease incidence and mortality. A number of the infections result from abscure cervical shedding of virus after a primary episode of genital HSV in the third trimester. Immune bodies to HSV–2 were found in approximately 20% of pregnant women, but only 5% report a history of symptomatic infection. Primary cases of HSV and secondary cases..... More on Genital Herpes Testing