Category: Herpes Facts

Are Cold Sores A Sign Of Herpes?

Are Cold Sores A Sign Of Herpes?

What Is It? Cold sores and fever blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). The first sign of a cold sore is a tingling, burning or itching. This is followed by...

Babys Around People With Shingles?

Babys Around People With Shingles?

Shingles most often occurs in elderly people and people with weakened immune systems. Common symptoms of shingles include a rash, usually along a nerve path, and severe pain. About 15 of every 100 people...

Herpes? Should I Go Apologize?

Herpes? Should I Go Apologize?

He apologized and said he had just gotten over chlamydia and wasn’t in a rush to gamble with his sexual health again. If you go out on one or two dates with someone, and...

Can Herpes Make You Go Blind?

Can Herpes Make You Go Blind?

This type of herpes virus can cause inflammation and scarring of the cornea that sometimes is referred to as a cold sore on the eye. Although the condition is rare, the NEI reports that...