Living With a Genital Herpes Diagnosis
Learning you have genital herpes can unleash a lot of emotions. Here's how to handle your feelings.
FAQs about Genital Herpes
WebMD answers frequently asked questions about genital herpes - from how it's transmitted to how to prevent against it.
Tests to Diagnose Genital Herpes
Genital herpes is easily misdiagnosed if the proper tests aren't used. WebMD explains the tests used to accurately diagnose genital herpes.
Genital Herpes and Your Doctor Visit
If you think you might have genital herpes and you're visiting the doctor, bring these questions and illustrations from WebMD for guidance.
Frequently Asked Questions After a Genital Herpes Diagnosis
When you're newly diagnosed with genital herpes, you'll have questions. WebMD provides answers to the most common of them.
Potential Herpes Triggers
WebMD looks at potential triggers of genital herpes symptoms.
Home Care Measures for Genital Herpes
WebMD offers a few tips for relieving the symptoms of genital herpes.
Alternative Treatment for Genital Herpes
WebMD looks at alternative treatments, like herbs and supplements, for genital herpes relief.
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.
Herpes Simplex (HSV-1 & HSV-2) Virus
The Herpes Simplex Virus comes in two forms: HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 is responsible for causing oral herpes and HSV-2 is responsible for causing genital herpes. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of HSV at WebMD.
Genital Herpes Testing
WebMD explains how genital herpes is diagnosed.
The Basics of Genital Herpes
WebMD explains the herpes simplex virus, including causes and risk factors.
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.