Articles Tagged: herpes

What can I do to deal with groin itch?

The treatment for itchiness in the groin area depends on what’s causing it. Various things can cause itchiness such as: skin irritation, an allergic reaction, lice (crabs), genital herpes, and … read more

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

STIs are sometimes called STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases. STIs include: Chlamydia Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes HIV/AIDS Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic Lice (“Crabs”) Scabies Syphilis Trichomoniasis Who gets … read more

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Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s an infection caused by two different but closely related viruses, called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 … read more

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What are the symptoms of herpes?

There are two types of herpes: HSV-1, and HSV-2. HSV-1 (usually transmitted by touching, kissing, and oral sex) may cause no symptoms, or cold sores and/or fever blisters on the … read more

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