GENITAL<br />HERPES<br />
WHAT IS GENITAL HERPES?<br />HSV-1<br />HSV-2<br />Infections of the mouth and lips, called “fever blisters.”<br />Typical...
SYMPTOMS<br />PAINFUL GENITAL SORES<br />
TREATMENT<br />There is no treatment that can cure herpes, but antiviral medications can shorten and <br />              p...
HOW TO PREVENT HEREPS????<br />The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including genital he...
GETTESTED<br />
KNOW YOURSELF AND YOUR BODY<br />
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Herpes SP11 SM

  1. 1. GENITAL<br />HERPES<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS GENITAL HERPES?<br />HSV-1<br />HSV-2<br />Infections of the mouth and lips, called “fever blisters.”<br />Typically appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum<br />
  3. 3. SYMPTOMS<br />PAINFUL GENITAL SORES<br />
  4. 4. TREATMENT<br />There is no treatment that can cure herpes, but antiviral medications can shorten and <br /> prevent outbreaks during the period<br />of time the person takes the medication.  In addition, daily suppressive therapy for symptomatic herpes can reduce transmission to partners.<br />
  5. 5. HOW TO PREVENT HEREPS????<br />The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including genital herpes, is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected.<br />Genital ulcer diseases can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of genital herpes.<br />
  6. 6. GETTESTED<br />
  7. 7. KNOW YOURSELF AND YOUR BODY<br />

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