living with herpes

LIVING WITH HERPES- WHY LIVING WITH HERPES IS NOT AS BAD AS IT IS MADE OUT TO BE

It is not an uncommon thing to see people living there entire life carrying the virus inside their bodies. But then why living with herpes is given so much hype unnecessarily. No doubt it is a disease that is bothering mankind and spreading with a very high speed. Also everybody will agree that the reoccurring episodes of outbreaks, the irritating cold sores and the symptoms really create trouble in our lives. Still I would say that living with herpes is not as much traumatic as it is made out to be. Dealing with herpesĀ isn’t typically harmful at all; it is just more of an inconvenience rather than a complicated state. It does not lead to any other serious diseases. It does not cause long-term deterioration of anything, and will not cause a person to be unhealthy in any way. It just means that you sometimes get cold sores, usually on your mouth or on your genitals. The virus for which so much of research is going on is not as much dangerous as it is thought to be. Actually there are times when this herpes simplex virus comes into action and that leads to outbreaks. But do you know when […]

Hello world! Let Us Talk About Why Herpes Stigma is much more fatal than Herpes itself.

In a recent poll about relationships, genital herpes was ranked the second highest social stigma, HIV came in first, ahead of gonorrhea, mental illness, obesity, substance abuse, and cancer. In this article, we will take about herpes stigma, why herpes stigma is unhealthy and how to deal with herpes stigma. Out of the 2000 people surveyed, 503 were adults with genital herpes. That actually makes sense because, according to the CDC, one in five adults have had a genital herpes outbreak. And the stats are even higher for women population. HSV generally remains dormant. Many people never have symptoms even though they are carrying the virus. The symptoms, if they occur, are primary infection symptoms and recurrent infection symptoms. Primary infection symptoms, occurring when the person is initially infected, are usually more severe than succeeding recurrences. These may last till 20 days and include not feeling well, fever, blisters and ulceration on the cervix, pain while urinating and vaginal discharge, cold sores around the mouth and as blisters on the genitals.Subsequent infections tend to be less severe and do not last as long as primary one, because the patient’s body has built up some immunity to the virus. Click here […]