herpes treatment Tag

05 Jul Genital Herpes Infection Risks

genital herpes infectionIn 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»

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03 Jul Cold Sore on the Eye

cold sore on the eyeWhen most people think about herpes, oral and genital lesions typically come to mind — but these are not the only locations that HSV can infect. If either HSV 1 or HSV 2 comes into contact with the face, a cold sore on the eye can appear. Often referred to as ocular herpes, an infection on the eye can cause the following symptoms:


  • Irritation
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Blurred vision
  • Tears and discharge

While ocular herpes is typically not serious, many individuals turn to a herpes treatment to deal with the uncomfortable and embarrassing infection. …Read More»

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02 Jul Best Cold Sore Treatment

best cold sore treatmentThe best cold sore treatment not only helps to accelerate the healing of an HSV 1 blister, it suppresses the virus to prevent future outbreaks. While most people know that oral herpes causes cold sores on the lips, many are unaware that lesions can also occur on the throat, tongue, roof of the mouth, cheeks and gums. But blisters and bumps are not the only indications of oral herpes — some individuals experience fever, muscle aches and other symptoms during an outbreak.

HSV 1 is not as rare as one might think…the truth of the matter is that between 50 and 80 percent of Americans have oral herpes and many are able to control their herpes outbreaks using all-natural herpes treatments. A number of antiviral ingredients are found in nature that are extremely effective and have no side-effects. …Read More»

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25 Jun Top Reasons to Avoid Prescription HSV Drugs

Prescription DrugsOnce infected with the herpes simplex virus (commonly known as HSV), an individual has a number of options to deal with the various symptoms and signs. Oftentimes, consumers automatically turn to prescription drugs to deal with their illnesses despite the fact that many ingredients found in nature can manage their ailments with fewer side effects and at a lower cost. Herpes Treatment Site’s “Top Reasons to Avoid Prescription HSV Drugs” was developed in an effort to educate readers of the negative aspects of herpes simplex virus medications
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24 Jun Is Herpes Zoster Contagious?

Herpes ZosterConsidering that nearly one in three people will develop shingles at some point during their lifetime, it is no wonder men and women everywhere are wondering, “Is herpes zoster contagious?” but the answer to this question is not as simple as it seems. Shingles can not cause shingles in another person, but a person with shingles can pass on the varicella zoster virus (VZV) to a non-infected individual. If a person has never contracted chicken pox, he can be infected with VZV and develop chickenpox…but not shingles.

You are more likely to develop shingles if you are over 60 years of age, contracted chicken pox before the age of 1, or have a weak immune system. You can decrease the likelihood of developing shingles outbreaks by using an effective herpes treatment. …Read More»

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23 Jun HSV 1 Treatment

Cold SoresWhether you are seeking out an HSV 2 or HSV 1 treatment, there are a number of alternatives out there that are safer and more effective than herpes medications. These all-natural products are made using ingredients found in nature that have been documented to suppress and promote the healing of the herpes simplex virus.

Most cold sores (also known as fever blisters) are caused by an HSV 1 infection, but can be instigated by HSV 2 as well. And while most often known for promoting lesions, HSV 1 can lead to other herpes symptoms and signs.

HSV 1 Symptoms Include:

  • fever,
  • fatigue,
  • swollen lymph nodes,
  • irritability, and
  • muscle aches.

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22 Jun Herpes Facts

FactsBecause of the large amount of conflicting information online, it is no wonder that many people are unable to distinguish herpes facts from fiction. The most common misconception is that oral herpes is always caused by HSV 1 and genital herpes can only appear from an HSV 2 infection — this is completely incorrect. While not as common, HSV 1 can cause genital blisters and HSV 2 can cause fever blisters.

Herpes myths also surround herpes treatments and herpes treatment cures — there is no way to eliminate HSV, but there are ways to decrease the likelihood of developing future outbreaks. NOTE: Even if an outbreak is not present, there is a chance of spreading the virus to sexual partners. Physical and physiological stress are both recognized outbreak triggers — taking a natural herpes treatment can help calm the body and boost the immune system to decrease recurrent herpes lesions. …Read More»

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18 Jun HSV 2 Transmission

hsv 2 transmissionAnother large sum HSV 2 transmission lawsuit has been filed — this time in DuPage County, Illinois. An unnamed woman is seeking over $200,000 in damages and future herpes treatment costs from her ex-boyfriend, also from DuPage. The woman is claiming that her boyfriend, who was married during the time of the incident, knowingly infected her with genital herpes and neglected to inform her of his condition. According to court documents, the woman claims that her former boyfriend told her that he was clean, had no STDs, and was committed to a monogamous relationship with her.

This case is quite similar to a recent herpes news article in which an Ohio woman was granted $900,000 from the man who had given her genital herpes. Since no convenient cures for oral or genital herpes exist, lawsuits can often rake in a lot of cash. People who become infected with the herpes virus can sue not just for the price of treatment, but for physical, mental, and social damage caused by the condition …Read More»

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12 Jun Natural Treatment for Shingles

natural treatment for shinglesNatural remedies for shingles can be an effective way for infected individuals to mitigate painful symptoms.

Any individual who has contracted chicken pox is at risk for developing shingles later in life. The varicella-zoster virus is responsible for causing an initial chickenpox outbreak, and it remains dormant in the body for many years; later in life (usually age 60 or older), it may resurface and cause shingles. This condition can be extremely painful and often embarrassing, but there are ways to control shingles. Taking non-prescription shingles “cures” will boost the immune system and promote faster healing of the painful rash. …Read More»

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11 Jun Herpes News

herpes newsAccording to a recent herpes news article, HSV positive individuals in Oregon are legally responsible for infecting their sexual partners. Last week, a court granted a Beaverton, Ohio woman $900,000 after she was infected with genital herpes after a sexual encounter. Not only is the man who infected her responsible for her genital herpes remedies, but for the pain and suffering associated with the disease.

While genital herpes is normally spread during outbreaks, it can be passed onto sexual partners even when no lesions are present. If you are infected with the herpes, it is not only important to find herpes remedies to treat your symptoms, but to become educated about herpes. The man held responsible in the article below stated that he was unaware that he could transmit the virus at any time – but despite his claims, he was forced to pay almost $1 million in damages. …Read More»

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