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

sexual health icon

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

general health iconsexual health icon

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

sexual health icon

Herpes

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

sexual health icon

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

sexual health icon