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    How can I tell if I have herpes ? How is it treated?

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    Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

    Both women and men can get genital herpes.Genital herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two viruses that cause genital herpes: Herpes simplex type 1 virus (HSV1) Herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV2). HSV1 generally occurs in the upper half of the body, mainly around the lips and mouth appearing as a common ‘cold sore’. HSV1 can be transferred to the genitals during oral sex. HSV2 generally causes genital herpes and can be spread through skin and genital contact. Both types are very common, with about one in five adults being infected with HSV2. But interestingly, HSV1 as the cause of genital herpes is becoming increasingly common in young people. Herpes blisters are usually irritating, painful and sore to touch. There may be redness around the blisters and the glands in the groin may become swollen and tender. After a couple of days, the blisters break and form shallow ulcers. Many people with HSV infections do not have any obvious symptoms but can still pass the virus onto their sexual partners.  Genital herpes is spread through unsafe sexual contact. You can get genital herpes through vaginal, anal or oral sex. The risk is highest during a herpes outbreak, as well as just before and a week after the outbreak. Herpes can be passed on even if your partner doesn’t have a visible ulcer or blister, which can make it hard to know if you’re at risk.  There is no cure for genital herpes, so it is normal for people with HSV to get recurrent episodes of lesions or sores in their genital area. However, there is antiviral medication available that can relieve symptoms by making episodes less severe and less frequent.
    Brenda
    Women’s Health Educator
    Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide

    Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).

    Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer

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    vivian smith

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    hello everyone in this forum, i will keep sharing my own experience with the world what Dr Silver has done for me, he cure my HERPES VIRUS . i was suffering from HERPES VIRUS for more than 3years until i got the email of this great herbal doctor from the internet and choose to give him a trial to see if he can really help me. to my greatest surprise this man help me with his herbal medicine and now my pains are all gone, i went to the hospital to do some test and the result came out negative. i am free from my HERPES VIRUS sickness and i a very happy now, i will like you to email him if you are suffering from any STD on his email: drsilverhealingtemple@gmail.com

  • Sandy Jake

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    I was haven herpes 2 on my private part. I have had them for about 2 and a bit years. I am so scared what my mates are going to says if there should fined out i have herpes on my private part and due to the virus my girlfriend broke up with me. I have been to the Doctors 9 times to get it treated. They all come back. I have been using Tee Tree Oil and Wartner (You freeze them at home) and they seem to be keeping the smaller herpes small but they can't seem to treat the larger ones. They don't get any bigger, but then they can't shrink as much. They get smaller a little part at a time. At least they are getting smaller! As soon as I see a new herpes appearing, then I treat it. At the moment I have been using Tee Tree twice a week and then using Wartner every 2 weeks. I was wondering if there was any other information about how to get rid of it. I am only a teenager and I hate it most when it get pi-chins me to scratch it, it get sweets when scratching it most times! I want to get rid of it so bad! DR.OBA website has been a huge help and has helped me realize a lot more about me and my family of genital herpes! so that was when i switch for natural remedy to see if there could be any help by herbal remedy, i search and i saw a great posts by Sarah devise adebayo ehijactor and shanttel Merritt on about the great herbal doctor that get them rid of there disease infection. and this great herbal doctor was called DR.OBA so that was when i contacted him for my own treatment and he prepared me some herbs which i takes for some couples of days, and i take it as he says before i am to no me and my family was perfectly cure for it and never experience it again. please friends if you have herpes virus and you really wants to get rid of it, please contact this great DR.OBA for herbal treatment and you will get rid of it. EMAIL. drobaspellhome902@gmail.com

    cell phone contact +2348154692747
    his whatsapp contact is +2348154692747


    THANK TO YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME OF READY MY TESTIMONY AND MOST ESPECIALLY YOU DR. OBA I PRAY TO GOD TO NEVER LET ME AND MY FAMILY FORGET YOU IN OUR LIFE'S

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    I was haven herpes 2 on my private part. I have had them for about 2 and a bit years. I am so scared what my mates are going to says if there should fined out i have herpes on my private part and due to the virus my girlfriend broke up with me. I have been to the Doctors 9 times to get it treated. They all come back. I have been using Tee Tree Oil and Wartner (You freeze them at home) and they seem to be keeping the smaller herpes small but they can't seem to treat the larger ones. They don't get any bigger, but then they can't shrink as much. They get smaller a little part at a time. At least they are getting smaller! As soon as I see a new herpes appearing, then I treat it. At the moment I have been using Tee Tree twice a week and then using Wartner every 2 weeks. I was wondering if there was any other information about how to get rid of it. I am only a teenager and I hate it most when it get pi-chins me to scratch it, it get sweets when scratching it most times! I want to get rid of it so bad! DR.OBA website has been a huge help and has helped me realize a lot more about me and my family of genital herpes! so that was when i switch for natural remedy to see if there could be any help by herbal remedy, i search and i saw a great posts by Sarah devise adebayo ehijactor and shanttel Merritt on about the great herbal doctor that get them rid of there disease infection. and this great herbal doctor was called DR.OBA so that was when i contacted him for my own treatment and he prepared me some herbs which i takes for some couples of days, and i take it as he says before i am to no me and my family was perfectly cure for it and never experience it again. please friends if you have herpes virus and you really wants to get rid of it, please contact this great DR.OBA for herbal treatment and you will get rid of it. EMAIL. drobaspellhome902@gmail.com

    cell phone contact +2348154692747
    his whatsapp contact is +2348154692747


    THANK TO YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME OF READY MY TESTIMONY AND MOST ESPECIALLY YOU DR. OBA I PRAY TO GOD TO NEVER LET ME AND MY FAMILY FORGET YOU IN OUR LIFE'S

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    Anonymous

    I have genital herpes. I got it from someone who did not have symptoms and did not know he had the disease. During a very stressful period in my life, I got my first outbreak. It started with what looked like small blisters, kind of like a very ripe zit that is just waiting to be popped. They were VERY painful. After a couple days, it hurt to wear underpants or jeans. Within about three days, I started developing a very high fever, which I put up with for another three days, and it only got worse and worse. I was so sick I could not even walk and I started passing out. I ended up in the emergency room which is where I was told I had herpes. However, not everyone gets a bad fever with their first outbreak like I did, but I was told that it is not uncommon for a first outbreak to be accompanied by fever. The blisters are a dead give away, though, and they can make a diagnosis from testing the fluid inside. You can also get a diagnosis from a blood test if you don't have active lesions, which checks for antibodies. They can even distinguish between types 1 and 2. That is how they diagnosed my asypmtomatic partner.

    The bad news is that there is no cure for herpes. The good news is that it is very manageable. I take 400mg of acyclovir daily to prevent outbreaks and help keep from transmitting it to my partner. There are other antivirals used to treat it as well (famcyclovir, valycyclovir, etc). They work by helping to keep the virus in its inactive phase. I've heard some people get outbreaks a few times a year, but I've personally had only one very minor outbreak in the four years since I've been diagnosed.

    If you think you may have herpes, go to a doctor and get checked out. If you have no lesions present, ask for the blood test. If they tell you no such test exists, go elsewhere. Some doctors don't seem to be in the know about it, but it has actually been around for 10-15 years or so and it is available.

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    Crystal Adams

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    I am very happy today to share this amazing testimony on how Dr ODOMA the herbal doctor was able to cure me from my Herpes Virus with his herbal medicine. I have been a herpes patient for almost 8 months now and have tried different methods of treatment to ensure that I am cured of this terrible disease, but none worked for me, so I had to leave everything to God to handle as I was a Christian who had faith that one day God would intervene in my life, yet I felt so sad and desperate as I was losing almost everything due to my illness, A few months ago while I was surfing the internet I saw different recommendation about Dr ODOMA on how he have been using his herbal Medicine to treat and cure people, these people advice we contact Dr ODOMA for any problem that would help immediately, I contacted Dr ODOMA and I told him how I got his contact and also about my disease, after some time Dr ODOMA told me to have faith that he would prepare for me a medication of herbal herbs, he told me I would take this medicine for a few weeks and also asked my home for home address so as possible for him to submit the drug for me, so my good friends after all the process and everything Dr ODOMA actually sent me the medicine, I took it as I was directed by Dr ODOMA, after a few weeks passed, while on Dr ODOMA medication I began to experience changes in my body, I had to call my doctor at the hospital for some blood test, after test my hospital doctor told me that I was no longer with the herpes virus and my blood is pretty good, I can not even believe this, Friends well today i am Herpes Free and i want everyone to know that there is a cure for herpes for those who will contact Dr ODOMA after reading my testimony, you can kindly contact Dr ODOMA in (odomaspelltemple@outlook.com) God bless you all.

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