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Herpes HSV 1

What is Herpes Simplex Virus 1? Oral herpes is an infection that affects the oral organs. It is caused by a specific type of the herpes simplex virus also termed as Herpes HSV1, type 1 herpes simplex virus or herpes simplex labialis. The virus causes painful sores inside the mouth and it may also cause genital lesions with symptoms such as fever and muscle aches, most people refer to the infection as herpes labialis or “cold sores”. Most people think


Genital Herpes for Men and Women

What is Herpes Simplex Virus 2 Genital herpes HSV-2 is a commonly misunderstood sexually transmitted disease with stigma surrounding it unlike the oral herpes caused by the herpes virus type 1 otherwise known as HSV-1. The genital herpes is contagious and can be transmitted during sexual contact with an infected individual. Symptoms of herpes after contraction are very mild that they might go unnoticed and some people might never really show the symptoms. Its mild nature is disadvantageous as one