Herpes or genital herpes is a disease caused by the herpes simplex virus. A new study suggests that teens are more prone to this disease due to weaker immune system antibodies and increased incidence of unprotected sex. It’s a chronic disease and attacks on the people between 18-24 years of age. The infection causes painful blisters on the genitals.
What Are The Symptoms :
Symptoms of herpes are so mild that they get unnoticed most of the time. When symptoms occur, they are quite intense and tend to be more severe. There are several signs and symptoms that suggest herpes outbreak. These symptoms include:
- Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck
- Pain from urine passing over the sores
- Cracked, raw, or red areas around your genitals
- Itching or tingling around your genitals
- Small blisters
- Flu-like symptoms
- Backaches, Stress and Fatigue
- Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or groin
- Genital lesions
Treatment of Herps:
Herpes infection is determined by serologic testing of the blood. Doctors prepare a complete medication schedule for the Herpes treatment. They recommend the medication after analyzing the severity of the disease. They prescribe a number of drugs such as Amvir, Valtrex and Zovirax to patients for the treatment. It’s also important to report to your doctor if you experience side-effects of any of these drugs. Doctors perform several laboratory tests to establish the presence of disease. To ensure effective and early herpes treatment, one should immediately report disease symptoms to the doctor.
Behavioral Changes For Preventions:
Certain changes in your sexual behavior help you to minimize the outbreak at some extent. An individual with Herpes symptoms should also avoid direct sexual contact in order to lessen the impact. Protected and safe sex habits are very helpful in reducing the intensity of HSV outbreak.