The Symptom of Herpes



Herpes also known as herpes simplex virus HSV is a highly contagious disease. The virus is easily human transmissible, it can be transmitted or contacted sexually, that is it sexual transmitted disease STD.  This sexual infection causes herpes which appears in various part of the body; herpes is most commonly on the genitals or mouth. This contagious virus can be transferred from person to person through direct contact. There are two types of herpes simplex virus which are oral herpes which is also known as HSV-1, HSV-1 can result into cold discomfort and fever blisters on the face and around the mouth. The second one is called HSV-2, this is widely responsible for the outbreaks of genital herpes.
 
Herpes can be transmitted from a pregnant woman who is infected to her baby through the placental if infected during her first trimester. Birth defects or even miscarriage may occur if a baby is infected. Women who acquire genital herpes earlier than they become pregnant have a low risk of transmitting the virus to their babies. Birth control pill helps to stop the cycling hormones, though birth control seems not to reduce future outbreaks. Note that birth control will not prevent you from sexual transmitted diseases. Majority of people that have HSV-1 caught it as an infant and had the usual cold sore outbreaks. Pregnancy and birth control pills is likely to cause yeast infections. For parents that have little children or babies, it is advisable to wash hands after using the bathroom or having any contact with blisters or side. For safety in pregnancy Antiviral medicine can be used to decrease the danger of an outbreak at the time of delivery, it also lowers the risk of delivering by cesarean section.