Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease and it affects millions of people all over the world but only a quarter of these people experience symptoms. Studies have shown that this disease is most common in women than men, because the genital area of women is warmer and moist than of the men. Yet with this disease affecting millions of people all over the world, there is rarely genital herpes news that is being discussed and more often, the people who are infected with this virus is left feeling alienated and doomed.
The virus is caused by the herpes simplex virus or the HSV-2 virus and is highly contagious. The disease can be transmitted via the exposed raw skin of the person to his or her sexual partner. Once you have sexual intercourse with an infected partner, the infection will start to manifest its symptoms three to twenty days after sexual contact. When it comes to genital herpes news, up to now there are no known cure for genital herpes. Up to this day, this is considered incurable but a manageable disease.
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