Herpes - genital; Herpes simplex - genital; Herpesvirus 2; HSV-2
The best way to avoid getting genital herpes is to avoid all sexual contact, including oral sex. Next best is being in a long-term, mutually monogamous relationship with someone who has been tested and is not, and never has been, infected with herpes.
Condoms remain the best way to protect against catching genital herpes during sexual activity with someone who is infected. Using a condom correctly and...Read more
I'm always amazed at the amount of misinformation, or lack of information, that people have about Herpes. Often when I tell a new partner... Read more »
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 »
On June 9, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first effective vaccine against Human Papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection that... Read more »