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Herpes is an infection caused by a virus that sometimes produces painful, recurring skin blisters around the mouth or in the genital area.


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Herpetic infections

Cold sores or fever blisters—those annoying purplish-reddish-whitish blisters that tend to pop up around people's mouths—are the most familiar sign of herpes, one of the world's commonest viral infections. Its full name is herpes simplex infection, and it occurs around the globe, even among remote Indian tribes in Brazil.

Herpes simplex is best known for causing cold sores or genital blisters that go away on their own, only to break out again weeks or months or even years later. While these can be painful and upsetting, they usually are not serious, and outbreaks get milder as time goes on. When herpes causes genital sores, it is considered a sexually transmitted disease.

In rare cases, herpes simplex can infect the eyes or internal organs, including the brain, where it may cause an infection called viral encephalitis (en-sef-a-LY-tis). If the virus spreads to newborn babies, or to people with weakened immune systems, it can be serious, even fatal. Most often, however, herpes causes no symptoms at all or symptoms so mild that people do not realize they are infected with the virus.

What Is Herpes?

There are two types of herpes simplex virus. Both types can infect the mouth or the genitals. Usually, however, mouth blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), and genital blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2).


HSV-1 is common in children, and more than 90 percent of Americans become infected with it. It is spread by direct contact with an infected area—kissing a person with a cold sore, for instance—or by saliva. Although it does not usually spread on objects, some experts advise washing an infected person's eating utensils and towels before others use them.


HSV-2 usually is spread by sexual contact with an infected person. About 22 percent of adult Americans, or 1 in 5, have it. That number has risen sharply since 1980, with the fastest increase occurring among teenagers. HSV-2 spreads most easily when blisters are visible, or just before they appear. But it can be contagious * even when there are no symptoms, and infected people often pass it on without knowing they have it. For this reason, genital herpes is sometimes called a silent epidemic.

If a woman becomes newly infected with genital herpes during pregnancy, the infection can spread to the baby, who may be born prematurely, become very sick, or even die.

* contagious means transmittable from one person to another.

People can avoid infection by not engaging in sexual activity. For sexually active people, having few sexual partners and using latex condoms can reduce the chances of infection. Difficult as it may be, people with genital herpes should tell any potential sexual partner that they are infected. They should not have sex during an outbreak or if they feel an outbreak coming on.

What Happens During the First Herpes Outbreak?

In herpes of the mouth or of the genitals, the first signs are usually itching, fever, and aches. Within hours or days, the skin breaks out in clusters of small blisters filled with fluid. In a week or two, the blisters begin to heal, drying into a yellowish crust. After three weeks, they usually are gone. The first time symptoms occur, they usually are more severe, especially in young children, who may have many painful mouth sores, swollen gums, fever, and aching muscles. When the symptoms recur, they usually are milder. Although the first outbreak usually starts within 10 days of infection, sometimes people do not notice blisters until years after they were infected.

Why Does Herpes Keep Coming Back?

When the blisters fade away, the virus hides out in nerve cells in a latent * , or inactive, condition. Weeks, months, or years later, it becomes active again and begins replicating (making copies of itself) in the skin. During these active periods, the virus is contagious, whether or not blisters are visible. What triggers the active periods? Too much sunlight, infection with a cold or flu, stress at home, school, or at work—all these may help set it off.

A doctor who suspects that a person has herpes, based on the symptoms, can use a swab to take cells from a blister and examine them under a microscope. The doctor also can send the sample to a laboratory to make sure of the diagnosis.

Cold sores usually need no treatment, although ice or cold drinks can help relieve the pain. Steroid (cortisone) creams should be avoided, because they can make the blisters last longer.

To shorten outbreaks of genital herpes, a doctor may prescribe an antiviral drug such as acyclovir to be applied as a cream or taken as pills. Although there is no cure for herpes simplex, it usually can be controlled such that it causes a person little trouble.

Did You Know?

  • More than 90 percent of American adults have been infected with herpes simplex virus 1, which can cause cold sores.
  • An estimated 22 percent of American adults have been infected with herpes simplex virus 2, which can cause genital blisters.
  • Among Americans thought to have genital herpes, probably only 10 percent know they have it.
  • Besides herpes simplex, other kinds of herpes viruses cause different illnesses, such as chickenpox, shingles, and cytomegalovirus.

* latent infections are dormant illnesses that may or may not show the signs and symptoms of active diseases.


The National Herpes Hotline is open Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 7 PM EST. Run by the American Social Health Association, it offers written material on genital herpes and a chance to talk to a counselor, although there may be a wait. The American Social Health Association also has a Herpes Resource Center at its website.
Telephone 919-361-8488

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline that is open Monday- Friday, 8 AM to 11 PM EST. It has counselors who can answer many questions about genital herpes.
Telephone 800-227-8922
The CDC also posts information about herpes at its website.

Cafe Herpe is a website, run by a drug company, that offers clear and easy-to-follow information about genital herpes.

KidsHealth.org , the website created by the Nemours Foundation, has much information about herpes and other infections.

See also
Canker Sores
Genital Warts
Pregnancy, Complications of
Sexually Transmiffed Diseases
Viral Infections

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falcao roland
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Apr 11, 2016 @ 12:12 pm
Greetings to you all, i am falcao roland,i am broadcasting about how Dr olori saved my life, i was infected with Genital Herpes for A year, my medical Dr told me that there i no total cure and i began to take pill to sustain my self. One day i went to see my medical doctor and i saw a lady who was extremely happy and i asked to know the reason of her happiness and she told me that she was infected with simplex HERPES disease and a herbal doctor called Dr olori cured her with herbal medicine, i did not believe so i asked my medical doctor to know if she was truly confirmed Herpes positive before, and my medical doctor told me yes that a miracle just happened so i asked her to give me the details of the dr so i could ask him if he could also cure mine and she gave me Dr olori Email: droloriherbalcenter@gmail.com I contacted him that very evening and i explained my problem to him and he prepared a medicine and send to me, when i received the medicine he told me how to take it for a period of days and i took it exactly as he said and went for a medical test i was surprise to see my test result as herpes negative. I am so happy, my family and friends that rejected me are back, thank you God. I guarantee you that Dr olori has solution to all kind of problem if you are facing any stress you can contact him via email droloriherbalcenter@gmail.com or droloriherbalcenter@yahoo.com, call +2349053311935
catherine mcray
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Apr 11, 2016 @ 12:12 pm

My name is CATHERINE MCRAY am from UNITED STATE am here to give a testimony on how i got CURE by DOCTOR OBADAN,my facebook name is catherine mcray ,if you know you are a herpes patient and you want to get cured ,you need to read this comments and save yourself some money buying of drugs,just use the root and herbs of DR OBADAN herbal healing center and get cure within 5 days,his the only one that can give the herpes what it takes to get rid of herpes,i have pass through some difficult time i have being SCAMMED like 4500$ from different people from the internet until i met with DR OBADAN who gave me a full assurance that i shouldn't worry that within 5 days my herpes will be gone and my system will be restored,at first i was doubting it because i have being scam before,so i give it a chance guess what the herbal DOCTOR CURE MY HERPES within 5 days with the root and herbs he sent to me through DHL,few days later i got checked out by my doctor who diagnosed me herpes NEGATIVE,IF YOU ARE OUT THERE AND YOU ARE ALSO PASSING THROUGH MY KIND OF VIRAL ILLNESS PLEASE CONTACT DOCTOR OBADAN WITH HIS EMAIL ADDRESS obadanherbalhome@gmail.com YOU WILL NEVER BELIEVE IS TRUE UNTIL YOU TRY HIS HERBAL MEDICATION,JUST GIVE it A TRY THERE IS NO HARM IN TRYING THANKS YOU ALL FOR TAKING TIME TO READ THIS MY TREMENDOUS TESTIMONY his email address obadanherbalhome@gmail.com


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Apr 11, 2016 @ 12:12 pm


I caught genital herpes from my ex boyfriend who never never told me he have the virus. I had it for 2 years with so many outbreak,and it affected my life. I told my husband who I trusted about it and he was avoiding me, it affected my new relationship with my husband. People think herpes is really a minor skin irritation herpes has a long term effects on health. The stigma attached to this virus by ignorant people is ridiculous. Most people have herpes in one form or another. I will like to tell everyone who is reading this my testimony on how i get rid of my genital herpes.I was reading a comment on the internet,and i saw a testimony posted by a young lady from USA that she get rid of her herpes with the help of doctor SAMBOLA.So i was so happy when i saw that post,that his herbal medication Cure the virus totally.I quickly copied the herbal doctor email address and i email him within 30 minutes he respond to my mail.I explain things to him he told me not to worry that i should fill his herbal form wish i did.He only request for little money that he will use to buy the items for the preparation of the herbal medicine,which i send to him because the pain was too much for me to bear.The next day he told me that he has prepare the herbal medicine,that i should send him my address that he want to sent it to me via DHL or FED-EX that was how i got the herbal medication and i use it as i was told.After a week i found out that my herpes was no more.When some of my friend who has herpes saw me they were surprise and i also introduce them to the man and they are also cure from the same herpes.If you have herpes,kindly contact doctor SAMBOLA via this email; HERPESHERBALCURE@GMAIL.COM OR HERBALISTSAMBOLA@GMAIL.COM...

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Aug 22, 2016 @ 7:07 am
Am Arlett Kebschull from Germany, I am here to testify about this powerful doctor, Doctor Okadukpon who helped me out of my illness . I was infected with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS in 2010, i was going to so many hospitals for cure but there was no solution, so I was thinking how can I get a solution out so that my body can be OK. One day I was in the river side thinking where I can get solution. so a lady walked to me and asked why am I so sad and i open up all to her and told her my problem, she told me that she can help me out, she introduce me to a doctor who uses herbal medication to cure HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS and gave me his email, so i mail him. He told me all the things I need to do and also give me instructions to take, which I followed properly. Before I knew what is happening after one week the HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS that was in my body got vanished . so if you are also heart broken and also need a help, you can also email him with is email as;(okadukpon_herbalhome@hotmail.com). He is also able to cure all manner of VIRUS even HIV/Aids.
loveth lisa
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Aug 23, 2016 @ 1:01 am
hello everybody,
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Berry Hill
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Aug 23, 2016 @ 7:07 am
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Aug 23, 2016 @ 12:12 pm
THIS IS REAL CURE HERPES BY DR SHANGO, drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com

Hi Embarrassing bodies. I have a serious problem with my vagina cold sore,and ablisters all over my back side and lips. About a year ago i got some spots on the tip(or head) of my vagina, it was just like spots you get on your face. As i didn't sleep with anyone else but my boyfriend i went to the doctors to have it checked. She didn't know what it was, she sent me to a guides clinic, as the opening hours are very short it took me two weeks to get a monday off to go. Got it checked there and they wasn't sure what it was. They asked me if i had anal sex with anyone anytime of my life(which i never done it) they suspected it was a virus from the sexual interourse that caused it. They gave me some cream to use it for 7 days and come back there, i used it for 7 days although it was gone with 5 days. Went back they had a look, it was gone, happy day. Couple weeks later it came back, i used the cream again, it gone again within a few days so i stopped. It came back again so i used the cream again, i went back to the guide clinic they had a look, told me to use the cream again nothing else they could do. It went on for a year, using the cream on and off, it kept coming back. I went on holiday in january, and go it checked abroad, done blood tests again, and all came clear again, the doctor said it is HERPES VIRUS that i can live with it ,it does not have permanent cure,so he prescribe some antibodies for me which i start taken till i was feed up with drugs,so i decided to check if there is a herbal remedy for it,i saw on google this year 2016,some comments by mary luther and charles brandon who were cured bt DR SHANGO,i contacted them and they gave me their encounter with DR SHANGO,they ask me to contact him which i did and guess what replied me that same day and he said i shouldn't worry that everything will be fine,after some days he sent me the cure and i used it that was the end of my herpes.if you need the cure contact him drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com
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Aug 23, 2016 @ 12:12 pm
I can't believe I will finally meet the right doctor, after wasting huge sum of money on scammers at last I met the right person, to cut the long story short, am not used to doing this but I just have to help those seriously in need of a cure. if you know you are tired of being an herpes patient like I used to be make sure u try everything possible to contact Dr osas @ Osayandeherbalcure@gmail.com...I bet you after two weeks you will come and testify like me...thanks
charles brandon
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Aug 24, 2016 @ 4:04 am
HOW I WAS CURED BY DR SHANGO FROM MY HERPES VIRUS drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com

I am CHARLES FROM UK ,good day every reading this testimony of mine,i have been married for 20 years now with kids and wife and we are very happy family.but one thing i messed with was i met a girl when i travel to a near by country and i was kind of high and before i knew what was happening i was with a girl we both slept together not knowing this girl has herpes virus and she not aware of it.so she gave me her contact,few months later i started noticing some changes in my skin such as burning,itching,tingling and blisters appear.so i called my doctor and she asked me to come over to the hospital and she diagnose me with herpes simplex virus,i told the doctor this can be how come,she said that i can get this virus through kissing and sexual means,that maybe i slept with someone who also has it,what i did i have to take my wife to the doctor and run a check on her before i pass it onto her,so doctor confirm that she is herpes free,so i recall that it was a girl i met at the bar that gave it to me.doctor told me there is no cure for such virus that the one i can see is the one which can only help it not to get worse ,i started using the drugs but it didn't shows any sign of it,so i decided to goodle the herpes virus and i found DR SHANGO herbal medication for herpes i was so happy and i collected his email and i sent him an email and he replied and said to me that if i use the cure it will work for me that if it doesn't work he will pay me back my money,so he gave me a Guarrantee so i purchase the cure and he send it to me which i used for days and to my supprise i was herpes free,i contacted the girl i gave her same DR SHANGO email and DR SHANGO cure her as well,if you have this same herpes virus please contact him and end the spreading of this virus, contact him VIA email drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com please give it a try and you will never regret it Via drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com
gena rowlands
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Aug 25, 2016 @ 2:02 am
Hello My Name is Gena Rowlands am from UK I am indeed very happy for my life; I never thought that I will live on earth before the year runs out. I have been suffering from a deadly disease [HERPS] for the past 2 years now; I had spent a lot of money going from one places to another, from churches to churches, hospitals have been my every day residence. Constant checks up have been my hobby but until this faithful day, I was searching through the internet, I saw a testimony on how a spell caster helped someone in curing his HERPS disease, quickly I copied his email which is (doctorumiefanherbalcentre@gmail.com)
I spoke to him, he asked me to do some certain things which I did, he told me that he is going to cast the spell which he did, then he asked me to go for medical checkup after 45 minutes of casting the spell, I was free from the deadly disease, he only asked me to post the testimony through the whole world, faithfully am doing it now, please brothers and sisters, he is great, I own him my life, if you are having a similar problem or suffering from any of these diseases such as HERPS,HIV,ALS,MND,CANCER,DIABETES just email him on (doctorumiefanherbalcentre@gmail.com) or call him on +2348134470041... I pray that God that used the great doctor umiefan to cure me will surely answer you (AMEN) I am now very happy again with my family. A word is enough for the wise...
nunu caligril
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Aug 25, 2016 @ 6:06 am
My Name are Nunu Caligril i am really happy that i was cured, form (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS AND THROAT) with the using of herbal medicine of Dr EDE-MEME , i have been suffering from this disease for the past 3 years without solution until i came across the email of this herbal man who have cure so many people with his herbal medicine, i also choose to give him a chance to help me and my husband, he told me what to do and i kindly did it, and he gave us his herbal medicine and direct me on how to use it, i also follows his instruction for use and he ask us to go for a check up after 7 days and which i did, to my greatest surprise our result came out as negative, we are really happy that there is someone like this DR.EDE-MEME who is ready to help anytime any day. to all the readers and viewers that is doubting this testimony stop doubting it and contact this Doctor and see if he will not actually help you. i am not a stupid woman that i will come out to the public and start saying what someone have not done for me. he is really a great man contact him now. with this email: edeharbelhome@gmail.com he is waiting for your email: edeharbelhome@gmail.com
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Aug 25, 2016 @ 6:06 am
I am so grateful to the great Dr Erediawa for curing my herpes disease,for 7 years ago i
was having this infection that made me look so horrible, since i have been having this
disease i have been in a complete agony weeping everyday, i have gone to several places
trying to get a cure but nothing was change, i had to search for solution in the
Internet, luckily i came across this testimony of how Dr Erediawa cured a man from this
terrible affection so i decided to contact him through his email
address :drerediawaherbs@gmail.com i told him exactly how i was feeling and he assure
me that he will help me to get cured from my disease, i believed him and obeyed all his
instruction that he gave to me, afterwards he prepare a herbal herbs for me and when i received it and started using it just as he has promised me, i was cured totally within 3 weeks of usage.please help me Thank Dr Erediawa for curing my herpes, you can contact him via drerediawaherbs@gmail.com, whatsapp number:+23408159412586.
dr ojuku
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Aug 26, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Greetings to the general public,I am KATE ANDERSON i want to inform the public how i was cured of DIABETES Simplex Virus by a Doctor called {OGADI} .i visited different hospital but they gave me list of drugs like Famvir, Zovirax, and Valtrex which is very expensive to treat the symptoms and never cured me. I was browsing through the Internet searching for remedy on DIABETES and i saw comment of people talking about how (drogadispellhome@gmail.com) cured them. when i contacted him he gave me hope and send a Herbal medicine to me through COURIER that i took and it seriously worked on me, am a free person now without problem, my DIABETES result came out negative. I pray for you {DR OGADI} go God will give you everlasting life, you shall not die before your time for being a sincere and great men and woman. Am so happy, you can also contact him if you have any problem, you can also reach him on personal email address, drogadispellhome@gmail.com or you can also call him {+2349051286241} or(+2348038253815) or you can whatsapp him on this number (+2349039114879)


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4. ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
5. Herpatitis B
6.chronic pancreatitis
8.COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
10.Acute angle-closure Glaucoma
mary luther
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Aug 26, 2016 @ 2:02 am
NATURAL CURE FOR GENITAL HERPES drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com

good day everyone,am here to recognized a wonderful man who helped me get cured during my pains and surfering when herpes visited my body system oh my it was a hell of a virus it inches,cold sore,blisters and i don't feel comfortable over it,how did i get this virus my boy friend pass it to me,i thought of breaking up wth him,but i looked around me even if i break up with him i keep passing it on to GUYS,is like a serial killer,so i went to him told him everything ,what the doctor said and i decided to be strong with him and i love him so much ,so we both agree to look for a cure and after all the drugs the doctors gave we both took the drugs for 4 good years and it didn't go away,so the doctor advise us to go for an herbal cure or remedy,so we give it a try and went to surf the net and we saw persons that have been cured with the herbs of DR SHANGO.we collected the email and we contacted him and he help us out with the cure,DR SHANGO gave his words to us and followed his instruction and bought the cure 3 days later we recieved the cure through courier service and we both used the cure believe me we were cured from herpes forever without no side effect,so i bid you if you are out there with the same herpes issues please contact with his email address drshangoherbalcure@gmail.com
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Aug 26, 2016 @ 4:04 am
Hello Everyone, I want to share my testimonies to the general public on how this great man called Dr Osas cure my herpes. I have been a HERPES patient for over 7 Months and i have been in pains until i came across this lady when i traveled to Africa for Business trip who happen to once been a herpes patient, i explained every thing to her and she told me that there is this Great Dr Osas that help her to cure her herpes and she gave me his email address for me to contact him, and i did as she instructed. And Dr Osas told me how much to buy the herpes herbal medication and how i will get it, which i did. And to my greatest surprise was that i took the Herpes herbal medicine for just one week and behold i went for a test, the Doctor confirmed me herpes free and said that i no longer have herpes in my system and till now i have never felt any pains nor herpes again, so i said i must testify the goodness of this man to the general public, if you are there surfing from this Herpes problems or any deadly disease or other disease for i will advice you to contact him on his working email: drosasherbalhome@gmail.com and i assure you that he will help you. he cure all types of disease or whatSAP him via his mobile number +2349035428122 wish you good luck

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