Herpes Forum

Welcome to the Herpes forum. This forum is for questions and support pertaining to herpes simplex virus infections (HSV-1 and 2) and herpes zoster (shingles) and the virus that causes it, varicella zoster virus. Questions about genital herpes are welcome both here and on the STD Forum.

So about a week ago I had unprotected sex. About a day or two after this, I developed a red splotchy and dotted rash on my inner thighs. ...
So I recently received oral sex from a woman(I am male) who then decided to tell me after she has oral hsv 1 but has not had a cold sore ...
Last April, I developed a burning sensation on my vagina, mostly the interior lips and vaginal opening. I cannot place the feel exactly.....
Hello I've been reading everything I can about HSV 2 through this site and felt its time I post my situation to get some guidance and or ...
I am 41 y.o. woman. In 2010 I asked GP to test me for STI upon learning of husband's affairs. type specific antibody test results: nega...
Basic information I was just diagnosed with Herpes type 2 in June of 2009. I have put myself in an awful situation. I have fallen in l...
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Herpes spreads by oral, vaginal and anal sex.
Herpes sores blister, then burst, scab and heal.
STIs are the most common cause of genital sores.
Millions of people are diagnosed with STDs in the U.S. each year.
STDs can't be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging or touching.
Syphilis is an STD that is transmitted by oral, genital and anal sex.