Articles Tagged: herpes

How can you get tested for STDs?

Thanks for your question. For anyone who has ever had sex it’s important to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) regularly. Where to Get Tested You can get tested … read more

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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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Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. It’s an infection caused by two different but similar viruses, called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus … 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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