Herpes

Do I Have Herpes (mouth)?

Do I Have Herpes (mouth)?

Because most adults have oral herpes, we do not advise that a person stop giving or receiving affection altogether between outbreaks (when there are no signs or symptoms) simply because they have oral herpes....

Herpes Blood Test To Show Positve?

Herpes Blood Test To Show Positve?

The accurate herpes blood tests detect IgG antibodies. Herpes blood tests (also called HSV-2 type-specific serologic tests) can be very useful for diagnosing type 2 genital herpes infection in certain situations; 1) when someone...

Are Cold Sores Actually Herpes?

Are Cold Sores Actually Herpes?

You ask a very good question about cold sores and the herpes virus. The virus is somewhat unique in that the human immune system never really completely gets rid of the virus. The virus...

Genital Herpes? Carried Without Noticing?

Genital Herpes? Carried Without Noticing?

Genital herpes may cause flu-like symptoms in women. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Genital herpes is usually spread by having vaginal, oral, or anal sex. There is no cure for herpes....