07 Jun Oral and Genital Herpes
Herpes Simplex is the cause of herpes labialis and genital herpes. While herpes appears to have been around for centuries, it was only acknowledged as a sexually transmitted disease in 1970. Both oral and genital herpes can be transmitted through oral or genital contact, but genital herpes is classified as a sexually transmitted disease while herpes labialis is not.
The herpes simplex virus is found in cold sores and genital blisters, but can also be found in bodily fluids such as sexual secretions and saliva. This fluid can enter the body through orifices and open wounds. There are no cures for either form of herpes, but treatment is available. …Read More»