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Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease and anyone who is sexually active is at risk of contracting the disease. But certain factors increase a person’s risk of genital herpes.
Genital herpes is common type of sexually transmitted disease and everyone who is sexually active (including vaginal, oral, or anal contact) is at risk of genital herpes. But certain factors increase your risk of genital herpes.
Genital herpes infection caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) cannot be cured—it is a life-long infection. The virus lies dormant in the body in a nearby nerve after the initial infection and can reactivate later (sometime due to an obvious trigger factor, but in most cases there is no trigger factor).
Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD). The term STD means that the disease spreads from one person to other during vaginal, anal, or oral sexual contact.