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How Herpes Is Transmitted To Another Person

Herpes is the name given to a collection of similar viruses that give symptoms that include blisters and painful sores.

HSV or Herpes Simplex Virus

These both cause the typical blisters and cold sores associated with the herpes name, which can form around the mouth and the genitals.

Herpes Zoster

This is the virus that's associated with chickenpox and shingles.

Genital Herpes

This is an STI(Sexually Transmitted Infection)that's most commonly transmitted through sexual Intercourse and causes the most commonly thought of symptoms when referring to herpes through sores and blisters around the genita area.

Symptoms of Herpes

Herpes can show itself in both subtle and obvious ways , varying from person to person. This include:

• Slight Skin Irritation

• Painful sores around the genitals, thighs, anus or buttocks.

• Vaginal Discharge

How Do You Get Herpes

Herpes is, for the most part , a sexually transmitted infection meaning that infection happens through vaginal, anal, or oral sex.

How To Avoid Herpes

The simplest way of avoiding the STI is to avoid having sex with anyone who has the virus.

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