Genital herpes is a common viral infection that is caused by herpes simplex viruses. The main way of infection with genital herpes is sexual contact without the use of a condom.
The main manifestations of genital herpes: Painful, itchy blisters on the genital organs, less often - on the buttocks and around the anus, which are subsequently, ulcerated (open sores) and ooze fluid and dry up, forming crusts.
- in men - rashes are localized on the head of the penis, the foreskin and urethra;
- in women - rashes are localized on the labia, the clitoris, vagina and cervix; very often rashes are preceded by a rise in body temperature, malaise, headache, back pain
Treatment: antiviral therapy.
Prevention of gonorrhea: use of a condom during sex.
Danger: Herpes acts has a destructive effect on the immune system. Numerous repetitions of the disease lead to the development of an immunodeficiency state. Herpes simplex virus can cause the development of pathology of pregnancy and childbirth, spontaneous abortion, intrauterine fetal death.