Genital herpes is among the most typical sexually transmitted illness in the U.S. It is brought on by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Most cases of genital herpes are brought on by infection by the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
Cold sores and fever blisters are triggered by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). This virus is passed from person to person by saliva (either directly, or by drinking from the very same glass or cup) or by skin contact. Cold sores typically look like clusters of tiny blisters on the lip. About 8 from […]