Herpes Stigma

The Herpes Stigma in Perspective and Moving Past It

Herpes is a virus that, to many of those who have it, is not a big deal in and of itself. What sufferers constantly...
Herpes Prodrome Symptoms

When Is Herpes Not Contagious? And When Does it Spread Most?

So you or your partner have herpes, and you want to have a healthy love and sex life. Today, it's very possible as long...
Do Condoms Prevent Herpes?

Do Condoms Prevent Herpes? Not Really, But This Does

Despite sex education and STI awareness, people are still misinformed about condoms and herpes transmission. Do condoms prevent herpes? Herpes is not entirely prevented...
Herpes Facts Sheet, Myths

Herpes Facts Sheet: All You Need to Make Smart Choices About HSV

It's crucial to know the herpes facts and myths. Herpes is misunderstood and common, yet under-diagnosed. A massive 85% of those who have herpes...
How Do You Know if You Have Herpes?

How Do You Know if You Have Herpes?

Herpes is more common than many people think. The lack of knowledge and absence of routine testing by doctors makes HSV easy to spread....

Can you have kids if you have herpes?

A diagnosis of genital herpes can feel devastating, but once the shock wears off you'll find that you can continue to do a lot...

Books About Herpes – Reading List

Here are some books about living with, understanding, and managing herpes. There are several more, but we did not include the ones that seemed...
Can Herpes be Misdiagnosed? Herpes Misdiagnosis

Can Herpes be Misdiagnosed? Your Odds of Misdiagnosis

It can be hard to cope with a herpes diagnosis, especially due to the stigma around HSV. But it’s important to know your status,...
Reduce HSV-2 Viral Shedding

How Long Does Herpes Lie Dormant? It Depends on These Six Things

Diagnosed with genital herpes? With HSV, knowledge is everything. It's possible to use it to help keep aggravating symptoms at bay. So how long...
first herpes outbreak questions and answers how long does it last

The First Herpes Outbreak: What It’s Like & How Long it Lasts

Are you going through your first herpes outbreak, or just wondering if you are? Herpes is so common that some statistics estimate one in five...
Sacral Herpes on Back, HSV-2

Sacral Herpes on the Back: Symptoms, Treatment, and Risks

Sacral Herpes is an HSV-2 infection, the same virus responsible for genital herpes, except that doesn’t appear in the genital or groin area. It...
Herpes Prodrome Symptoms

Herpes Prodrome Symptoms: What They Are and What to Do

Wondering if you're experiencing herpes prodrome symptoms? Herpes prodrome symptoms are the warning signs in your body of an impending outbreak. They can include...
Herpes Autism Link HSV Herpes Virus Leads to Autism Claims

The Herpes Autism Link – Fact or Fiction?

Is there a herpes-autism link? Does herpes cause autism? The public has been captivated by possible causes of autism following the largely disproven link between...
Herpes Nerve Damage and Neuralgia

Genital Herpes Nerve Pain (Left Leg Pain)

One of the more unusual symptoms linked to genital herpes is nerve pain down the leg, usually left leg pain. Herpes nerve pain is under-recognized...

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