Symptoms of HSV-2

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Genital Herpes is an STI caused by the HSV herpes simplex virus. There are two types of HSV, namely, HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 causes cold sores and blisters in the mouth and around the lips. This can also spread to the genital area. HSV-2 usually causes genital herpes and spreads through fluids from the genitals or the mouth. People get infected with Genital Herpes when they come into physical contact with someone having herpes. The virus can also spread when there is no...

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Symptoms of HSV-1

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Cold Sores are also known as fever blisters and are related to small blisters that occur on the lips and around the mouth. Sometimes, the blisters break and start leaking fluids and then dry up after some days. HSV or Herpes Simplex Virus causes such cold sores. Both HSV-1 and HSV-2 can cause cold sores on the mouth and in the genital area. The infection spreads when you touch someone with a cold sore or when you touch an infected substance or liquid. Sharing eating plates,...

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