Treatment & Care
Medications can reduce the duration and frequency of herpes outbreaks. They can also help reduce the risk of HSV type 2 transmission to a susceptible partner.
Antiviral drugs and how they’re administered.
Side effects and interaction information for the most common antivirals.
Get the skinny on some controversial alternative herpes treatments.
The ever-elusive herpes vaccine, microbicides and more.
The risks and rewards of signing up for a new herpes medication.
A number of alternative (also called complementary) therapies can help you deal with outbreaks of genital herpes.
When you've just found out you have genital herpes you may have questions such as: How serious is my condition? And what about my sex life and herpes infection?
How to choose the right time, and portray it the right way.