Learn About Herpes Simplex – You May Get It
It is important for all of us to learn bout Herpes Simplex. Anyone who is sexually active can get it on the genital skin with disastrous consequences. Your partner may pass it on without knowing and you may develop the active severe disease after many years, wondering from whom did you get it.
Please find out more. Before we proceed further, let me tell you that the herpes simplex virus never goes away forever. It gets activated and shows active herpes on your skin. After you treat yourself, the virus becomes dormant in your body itself. It can get activated again and you can also pass it on to your future partners though the virus is dormant.
Herpes Virus type2 is transmitted sexually. A brief sexual contact with anybody who is a carrier will infect you for life. You may see the outbreak on your genitals within few days or after many years.
Sores will develop on your skin, fever will grip you, urination will be difficult and muscles will ache. The outbreak will get cleared after about two weeks of treatment. Till you get your next outbreak the virus will remain dormant in you and will actively show herpes again after it is activated.
Herpes Virus activation- herpes virus may get activated for many reasons. They may include sun bun or sun damage, an injury to the skin, general tiredness and stress, a fever such as flu etc. As soon as the virus gets activated you may begin feeling warm tingling sensations on the areas of the skin where you had the herpes earlier.
Please contact your doctor immediately. You will be given a long course of anti viral medicine and some painkillers if required. You must not miss your dose of anti viral medicines, because if you are unfortunate in getting herpes outbreaks frequently, you may have to take these medicines many times in your life.
Herpes will settle in about two weeks. Please avoid any sexual contact for this period and talk to your doctor about that after you go into dormant state again.
This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be a medical advise and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.