Genital Herpes in Women: What are The Symptoms and Relief Methods?

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is an infectious virus that transmits to women through sexual contact, whether oral, anal, or genital. In this article, we will broadly tackle genital herpes in women.

Genital Herpes Symptoms in Women

Early symptoms appear after 2-12 days from contracting the virus. And they differ depending on the stage of the virus in the body:

  • Dormant Stage
    In this stage, one would have contracted the virus, however, there are no symptoms.
  • Outbreak Stage
    At first, the outbreak symptoms of genital herpes are mild, but they become more severe as HSV-2 progresses. The symptoms include light itching or tingling around the genitals, and small, uneven, and rough red or white blisters may erupt. These blisters or sores can appear anywhere around the genitals such as the vulva, vagina, cervix, upper thighs, anus, and urethra.

The success story of Mosaed who overcame HSV-2.

HSV-2 Transmission to Women, and How to Overcome It?

Genital herpes, or Herpes Genitalis,  transmission occurs through unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal sex with an infected partner, even more when one has sex with an infected person in the outbreak stage. Once the virus is contracted, it spreads on the body through the mucous membrane in the nose, mouth, and genitals.

Several methods can protect against the outbreak of the virus and alleviate its symptoms, including:

  • Medications:
    Anti-viral medications help relieve genital herpes, wherein they stop the virus from spreading on the body, which reduces the chances of infecting other people, hence averting its transmission.

Overcoming genital herpes is not impossible any more! The story of Mr. Ras

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