What Exactly are Genital Herpes?
Genital Herpes are one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD) that can happen to any sexually active person. They are caused by two types of viruses: Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2). There are usually no signs or symptoms and people can spread it to their partners without knowing it.
You’re Not Alone
Genital Herpes are very common. Studies indicate that at least two out of six people from ages 14-49 have them.
Is Genital Herpes Treatable?
Unfortunately there is no cure for Genital Herpes, but there are medicines available that can prevent and shorten outbreaks.