Genital herpes is an infection of the genitals, buttocks, or anal area caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV).
Learn about the full range of symptoms, from mild to severe.
Learn the difference between the two types of herpes simplex virus.
Most people are surprised to find out that two types of herpes viruses can also cause a condition called herpetic eye disease.
If you think you may have been exposed to genital herpes via sexual contact, it's a good idea to discuss testing with your doctor.
Thinking you have genital herpes naturally can bring up strong emotions. Talk to your doctor about getting tested.
If you've just been diagnosed with genital herpes and you have questions, you're not alone.
You've been diagnosed with herpes. What's next?
Antiviral drugs and how they’re administered.
Side effects and interaction information for the most common antivirals.
Get the skinny on herbs, supplements and some controversial alternative herpes treatments.
The ever-elusive herpes vaccine, microbicides and more.
Practicing safe sex by using a condom is just one. Some honesty helps, too.
When you're sharing the news, it's best to be straightforward and to be prepared with facts to help them understand. Learn how.
Getting more information on genital herpes is one way to deal with your feelings.
For those whose partners have been infected, here are answers to some common questions.
Resources for those living with genital herpes.
What's going on down there? WebMD shows you pictures of genital herpes symptoms and treatments -- and how to avoid getting the virus in the first place.
These breakthrough drugs made medicine modern.
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