Genital herpes is a common viral infection that affects millions of people. In the United States, there are reports that in every four Americans aged 18 and above, one has been infected by the virus causing genital herpes. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) causes genital herpes. Getting the virus can be really disturbing and can affect one’s sexual and personal life. Freedom from genital herpes is important to stop suffering from the inconvenience of having the infection and to stop spreading the virus.
Genital herpes is the most common sexually transmitted disease and most infected people are not aware that they have it. It is a condition caused by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2). People do get infected by herpes through sexual contact with a partner who has the virus. There are reports that females are more likely to be infected by males who have the infection than females transmitting the infection to males and so genital herpes is most common to females as they are easily infected. It is important to get rid of embarrassing herpes to stop it from spreading and to improve the quality of your life.