All About Herpes
Herpes is a type of contagious infection that usually affects your skin but it doesn’t have anything to do with your internal body parts. It can be considered one of the most contagious diseases that relates to skin. Today almost 75-85% people across the world have been affected by this disease and this numbers is likely to rise in upcoming decades at an alarming rate. Herpes disease caused by a family of virus that is named herpes virus and there are two main virus in this family that causes herpes infection. Once these viruses have entered in your body then it may remain in your body forever till your last breath. Now we are going to about those viruses that cause herpes. Herpes Simplex Virus 1 also abbreviated as HSV-1 is a type of virus that usually affects your mouth and its surrounding area. But is doesn’t mean it can’t affect other part of your body.
It generally affects your mouth, tongue, lips, nose and eyes. Outbreak of this virus occurs only by direct physical touch with infected area. Such as kissing with infected person, accidental touch, sharing contaminated objects like lip balm, lipstick etc. Another type of virus is Herpes Simplex Virus 2 also abbreviated as HSV-2 is a type of virus that usually affects your genitals and its surrounded area such as vulva, penis, anus and thighs. But it can also affect your mouth if you perform some oral action during sex. Today we are going to talk about signs and symptoms of herpes virus and how it can affect your life. The psychological effect of this virus is as much as physical effect and it often results in depression and inferiority complex. Symptoms of herpes viruses are:
Cold sores often called as fever blisters. It is a tiny fluid filled lesion around your lips. Cold sores are often painful and could be irritating as well.
Pain during Sex:
You may feel pain and irritation during sex just because herpes infection. It forms lesions around your genitals and when these lesions are being rubbed it causes pain.
You may see some red spots on infected skin. This red spot can be itchy and even you may feel irritation.
It can affect you psychologically. Actually, herpes infection causes the filthy looking lesion on your face and even on your genitals and the reason of it people don’t want anyone to see their dirty face and they often restrain themselves into a dark room or at an isolated place. They even become the victim of inferiority complex. If you want to know more about how living with herpes is difficult, click here.
Pain during Urination:
You may also feel pain and irritation during relinquishing urine. A general feeling of being unwell, with aches, pains and flu-like symptoms.