Q1: Who is the risk of getting herpes infection?
Herpes is an immensely infectious infection that can easily transfer from one person to another person by skin to skin touch. The virus can easily manage to enter in anybody’s body by having sex, oral sex, come into contact with mucus or saliva, kissing and any kind of exposure to the virus. So, everybody is at the risk of herpes virus even you too.
Q2: What are the sorts of Herpes infection?
Researchers have categorised herpes infection into two categories such as oral herpes and the second one is genital herpes. Oral herpes generally affects oral parts like lips, tongue and cheek whereas genital herpes mostly influences genital parts such as urethra, anal area, anus, vagina, penis and sometimes thigh.
Q3: Why do some people experience herpes indications and some do not experience its traits?
Well, that’s a kind of good question. Well, it is a fact that most of the people (nearly 60 to 70 per cent) do not develop any indications but some people do experience either mild or severe indications. It is because the patients who do not experience any indications of herpes infection generally have stronger immunity. A stronger immunity prevents the outbreaks of herpes infection conversely a compromised immunity leads to frequent outbreaks of it.
Q4: In a year how many outbreaks may occur of herpes infection?
Well, this question has no specific answer because it generally depends on individual’s immunity. If the patient has stronger immunity then they generally do not experience even one outbreak but the patient with compromised immunity will have to go through numbers of outbreaks in a year. However, usually a herpes patient may experience 3 to 4 outbreaks of this infection in a year.
Q5: How common the Herpes infection is throughout the world?
The condition of herpes infection is very common throughout the world by believing the fact that nearly 70 to 80 per cent of the world population currently going through such condition. However, most of them do not know that they are going through this infection because herpes infection usually does not lead to any traits.
Q6: What are the tests available for the diagnosis of herpes infection?
There are certain numbers of tests available that can be used to diagnose this infection. PCR test or polymer chain reaction test is the very common test that generally used for detecting this infection. Other tests such as antigen body reaction test and viral culture test can be also used to diagnose this infection. However, sometimes you can detect this infection by its traits.
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Q7: Does a mother can transfer Herpes virus to their baby during birth?
Obviously, it is possible that a mother can transfer this virus to their infant during the child birth. However, sometimes mother do not transfer this virus to their baby. It’s all the matter of time.
Q8: What are the types of herpes virus?
There are two types of herpes virus that leads to the involvement of herpes infection. Herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2 are the two viruses exist. These viruses can easily manage to enter in your body by normal skin to skin contact.
Q9: What are the major treatments available for herpes infection?
Well there are certain numbers of treatment options available such as medicines, home remedies, laser and homeopathy treatment. Doctors do generally recommend medicines such as acyclovir, Valacyclovir, Famcyclovir, Zovirex and Valtrex to cure manage the indications of herpes infection. However, most of the medicines may lead to certain sorts of adverse effects.
Q10: Can HSV 1 lead to genital herpes and what about HSV2?
Yes, it is possible that HSV1 or herpes simplex virus 1 lead to the involvement of genital herpes infection. HSV2 can also lead to the development of oral form of herpes infection.
Q11: What are the major traits of herpes infection?
Generally herpes infection doesn’t lead to the involvement of any sort of traits but in few cases it can lead to the involvement of certain sorts of indications such as cold sore and watery blisters. Itching, burning and tingling are the common traits that generally occur right before the outbreaks of herpes infection. Some patients may also experience painful urination, muscle ache and cracked area around the affected parts.
Q12: Does herpes virus increase the risk of cervical cancer?
Well, you don’t have to worry about it. Numbers of researchers have denied this claim quoting that herpes infection has nothing to do with cervical cancer.
Q13: Can Herpes patient donate their blood?
Yes, why not. Your blood is completely safe and doesn’t contain any form of herpes virus. Herpes virus generally remains in your cell membrane but not in your blood.
Q14: How relevant is it to go for the natural treatment instead of antiviral medicines?
Antiviral medicines do help you to manage the indications of herpes infection but the negative aspect about antiviral medicines is these medicines kills the good bacteria which are responsible for a strong immunity. Instead of using antiviral medicines the herpes patient must go for the home remedies for herpes because home remedies not only help to eliminate herpes virus but it can also use to give strength your immunity.