Get the latest expert information, news, and patient insight on living with and management genital herpes, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, how to prevent transmission, mental health struggles, and more.
A positive genital herpes diagnosis can be the beginning of a new adventure if we shift our perspective.
A reader writes to ask about some new symptoms he is experiencing.
After your herpes outbreaks have seemed to decrease in frequency, why might they start becoming more frequent again?
Stinging and burning during urination is, unfortunately, a common symptom of genital herpes.
A reader writes: “I don’t have insurance right now. How else can I deal with outbreaks?”
Is it possible to transmit the herpes virus simply by sharing a drink with the person who has it?
A reader writes: “If I kiss someone who has genital herpes, is that virus also in their saliva?”
Is it possible to infect someone with the herpes virus without symptoms?
A reader asks HealthCentral whether herpes can be transmitted through kissing.