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    1. Herpes and the Eye

      Most people are surprised to find out that two types of herpes viruses -- the one that causes cold sores and the one that causes chickenpox -- can cause serious eye problems. Learn more from WebMD.

    2. Common Symptoms of Genital Herpes

      WebMD explains the causes, triggers, symptoms, and treatment of genital herpes in men and women.

    3. Skin and Herpes Simplex Viruses

      Learn more from WebMD about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of herpes simplex viruses, which are categorized into two types: type 1 (HSV-1 or oral herpes) and type 2 (HSV-2 or genital herpes).

    4. Sexual Health and Genital Herpes

      Genital herpes is a highly contagious infection usually spread through vaginal and anal intercourse. Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this sexually transmitted disease.

    5. Understanding Genital Herpes -- Treatment

      Read about the treatment of genital herpes.

    6. Understanding Genital Herpes -- Symptoms

      What are the symptoms of genital herpes? Find out more.

    7. Understanding Genital Herpes -- the Basics

      From symptoms to treatment to prevention, get the basics on genital herpes from the experts at WebMD.

    8. What to Do if Your Partner Has Genital Herpes

      Genital herpes needn't be a barrier to a healthy sexual relationship with your partner. WebMD offers tips on adapting to the condition.

    9. Herpes Tests

      Herpes testing is done to detect the presence of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). An HSV infection can cause small, painful blisterlike sores of the skin or the tissue lining (mucous membranes) of the throat, nose, mouth, urethra, rectum, and vagina.

    10. Genital Herpes - Exams and Tests

      Genital herpes is usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. Your health professional may ask you the following questions:Do you think you were exposed to genital herpes or another STD? How do you know? Did your partner tell you?

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