30 Apr Herpes Treatment Options
When a genital herpes outbreak occurs it most often results in a number of blisters in, on or around the genitals or rectum — and once these blisters erupt, they leave small sores that can take two to four weeks to heal. Herpes “cures” for herpes simplex type 2 range from washing with soap, applying ice and using natural herpes remedies to purchasing expensive prescription drugs and creams.
Because herpes is extremely contagious, finding a treatment for genital herpes that works is extremely important to prevent the spread of the disease. Suppressing herpes outbreaks dramatically reduces the chance that one will pass the virus on and infect sexual partners. While it is not always easy to pinpoint what leads to a herpes outbreak, the following conditions seems to be associated with frequent recurrences of the herpes simplex virus:
- The Flu
- A Fever of Cold
- A Weakened Immune System