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    Medical Reference Related to Genital Herpes

    1. Genital Herpes - Cause

      Genital herpes can be caused by either the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV - 1) or the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV - 2).

    2. The Basics About Genital Herpes

      WebMD explains the herpes simplex virus, including causes and risk factors.

    3. Treatment Options for Genital Herpes

      WebMD explains the drugs used to ease symptoms of genital herpes and perhaps prevent outbreaks.

    4. 10 Ways to Reduce the Risk for Genital Herpes

      WebMD offers 10 says to reduce the risk of getting and passing genital herpes.

    5. What to Ask Your Doctor About Genital Herpes

      WebMD provides a list of important questions to ask your doctor about genital herpes if you have just been diagnosed, are living with outbreaks, or just learned your partner has the virus.

    6. Potential Herpes Triggers

      WebMD looks at potential triggers of genital herpes symptoms.

    7. Home Care Measures for Genital Herpes

      WebMD offers a few tips for relieving the symptoms of genital herpes.

    8. Frequently Asked Questions When Your Partner Has Genital Herpes

      WebMD answers questions you may have upon learning your partner has genital herpes.

    9. Pregnancy and Genital Herpes

      WebMD explains how to avoid getting genital herpes during pregnancy, and what to do to keep yourself and baby healthy if you already have it.

    10. Genital Herpes and HIV

      Genital herpes can increase the risk of being infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, or cause problems for people already living with HIV. WebMD explains.

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