Physical & Psychological effects of herpes


Herpes Simplex Virus – Effects of Herpes

Herpes is an infection caused by herpes virus that are named after herpes simplex virus. Herpes simplex is a group of virus or we can say a family of virus that generally attacks on different parts of your skin. Over half of the world population have been affected by this virus and this is going to be increase at significant rate in upcoming decades. There are two types of virus in this family. These virus only affect your skin and are the main reason of unwanted symptoms that you don’t want to have at any stage of your life as the effects of herpes.

Herpes Simplex Virus 1

The type one virus is also called as Herpes Simplex Virus and often abbreviated as HSV-1 is a type of virus that affects your mouth and its surrounding area but it can also affect your genitals. Type herpes-on-faceone virus generally attacks your lips, your upper area of lips, cheeks, your fingers, chin and neck as well. Outbreak of this virus happens when you share same utensils with contaminated person, kissing each other, sharing contaminated stuffs like lipstick, lip balm, towel and any other contaminated things that may affect your skin. Symptoms of this virus are cold sores present on the skin, redness of the skin, painful pustules and blisters, itching on the skin etc. This can be considered as chronic disease that means it is a long term disease and the effects of herpes often affect a person’s psychological state of mind.


Herpes Simplex Virus 2

Type 2 virus that is also called as Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and also abbreviated as HSV-2 is a type of virus that generally affects your genitals. This can affect your vagina, anus, penis and its surrounding area. This virus can outbreak if you will have unprotected sex, being feminine can also be the reason as certain studies have shown that a female is at higher risk of getting herpes rather than that of a male, if you will have multiple sex partner as HSV-2 virus can also be recognized as sexual transmitted disease. Symptoms of herpes virus may include blisters and pustules on genitals, temperature, redness on the skin, itching. People having this virus generally get depressed and be a victim of inferiority complex that abet a person to take his life showing clearly the effects of herpes on them.

Herpes – An Indirect Life Threatening Infection

People often herpes-on-lipsthink that once they have got this virus may never get rid of herpes virus and they also think that the symptoms of this virus may will follow them throughout of their life. Although herpes virus is not considered as life threatening but still it has claimed many lives indirectly. People often suicide when they are fed up of herpes. You should understand that this infection is not of life threatening type and it is treatable by professionals as well as there are so many home remedies available that can cure this virus partially. It is true that once these virus have entered in your body will remain in your body till your last breath as there is no known cure available for this virus but still there are lots of ways that will soothe you in herpes infection.

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