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Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the U. Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is more often the cause of cold sores or fever blisters. Most people with genital herpes don't know they have it.
Once the virus enters through the skin, it travels along nerve paths.
Even wearing a condom may not protect the uninfected partner.Or, you might not have an initial outbreak of symptoms until months or even years after becoming infected.When symptoms occur soon after a person is infected, they tend to be severe.Treatment can also reduce the risk of infecting others.Your health care provider may prescribe antiviral medications to help prevent or reduce the pain and discomfort from an outbreak of symptoms. Most cases of genital herpes are caused by infection by the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).