Genital herpes is an infection by the herpes simplex virus HSV of the genitals. The disease is typically spread by direct genital contact with the skin surface or secretions of someone who is infected. Efforts to prevent infection include not having sex, using condoms , and only having sex with someone who is not infected. In males, the lesions occur on the glans penis , shaft of the penis or other parts of the genital region, on the inner thigh, buttocks, or anus. In females, lesions appear on or near the pubis , clitoris or other parts of the vulva , buttocks or anus.
Herpes On The Vagina
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Genital Herpes in Women Pictures - 13 Photos & Images
Genital herpes is a very common sexually transmitted infection STI caused by the herpes simplex virus type 2 HSV-2 and less commonly, by herpes simplex virus type 1 HSV-1 1. Historically, these two different type of herpes viruses were known for where they caused infection—oral as HSV-1, and genital as HSV-2—but this is no longer true. Symptoms of genital herpes differ for everyone, and many people may not have classic symptoms or any symptoms at all. Some people may suspect that their symptoms are caused by another type of infection 2.
Ruzindana explains that the symptoms of genital herpes can vary depending on whether you are having an initial or recurrent episode, however, many people infected by the disease never experience symptoms. Initially for most people, the first herpes outbreak is the most severe and symptoms tend to be harsher in women than men. The first outbreak usually occurs within a few weeks after the infection with the virus, symptoms tend to resolve within two to three weeks. Dr Iba Mayele, a gynecologist from Clinic Galien, Kimironko says that the appearance of blister is known as an outbreak, your first outbreak will appear as early as two days after you contracted the virus or late as 30 days after. According to World Health Organization, more than 3.