Genital Herpes- what is it?
Genital Herpes is caused by virus type 2 of Herpes Simplex. Virus type 1 produces cold sores of herpes. Genital herpes spreads by sexual contact. Any kind of sexual contact will infect you with genital herpes if your partner is a carrier. Oral sex is equally contagious. Herpes never gets eliminated from the body. The virus will remain for life in your body. Please find out more about the treatment of Genital herpes. Treatment is done only when genital herpes flares up. Till then the virus will remain dormant in the body. You may get one or many flare-ups in your lifetime. After you treat genital herpes flare up, the skin heals again and the virus goes back in the dormant state. As I said earlier, it never gets out of the body.
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