In addition to being painful and embarrassing, a genital herpes infection can pose a number of significant health risks. HSV 2 symptoms are not just limited to blisters and bumps, psychological anguish, itching, backaches, headaches, fever and fatigue can all occur during an outbreak. Additionally, a pregnant women infected with genital herpes can potentially pass the infection to her newborn during childbirth. This puts the infant in significant danger and can even result in death.
Because many people do not show genital herpes symptoms and signs, it is important for all sexually active individuals to undergo HSV lab testing. Proper diagnosis and herpes treatment are key to preventing the transmission of the herpes simplex virus. …Read More»