To avoid getting herpes, you should always follow safe sexual practices. Limit your number of sexual partners, and always use condoms unless you are in a monogamous relationship with an uninfected person.
People with genital herpes should abstain from sexual activity when they have symptoms. They also should tell all sex partners about their herpes infection and use condoms during sexual activity. Even without symptoms, the virus can be shed and transmitted.
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1. Practice good hygiene. Keep your body clean, wash your hands frequently and try to avoid touching the sores. 2. Take salt baths. This method can... Read more »