You've been diagnosed with HSV. Here are recommended steps to a happy and healthy life.
What are the keys to keeping yourself safe from the STI or managing it if you do contract it?
Find out how this condition affects your sexual well-being, especially what could go wrong.
Statistically, it's likely you may have the virus. Learn how this diagnosis can affect you.
It's a fact that most Americans have this condition. Here's what you can do to stop sharing it.
Cold sores are unavoidable, but scarring is. Here's how to improve herpes marks.
Cold sores are unavoidable, but scarring is. Here's how to improve herpes marks.
Recognizing the signs of this common STD is crucial to avoiding it and not transmitting it.
Here's why standard STI testing doesn't include this condition, and why it may not matter.
Consider this your introduction to a common STD, including its risks and symptoms.
Thirteen women sue, claiming the man's actions gave them HSV-1.
Cytomegalovirus, a little-known but common virus, can risk the well-being of babies.
Finding the right partner is already difficult. HSV-2 doesn't have to make it harder.
A deep dive into the comment section reveals gaps in our collective sex health education.
Billions of people worldwide have herpes simplex virus type 1. Do we have your attention now?
HSV-2 has different considerations for people born with vaginas than for people with penises.
Predicting the timing of an HSV recurrence is impossible. Knowing what to look for isn't.
When it comes to STI prevention, education beats criminalization.
Content creators are fighting back against herpes' longtime stigma.
Even with state-mandated screening, women in low socioeconomic areas may face hurdles.
That skin irritation could be a sign of an STI.
The timeline of herpes stigmatization is long, dating to ancient Greece, and complex.
Latex, lambskin or luminescent: What you wrap up with makes a difference.
Before COVID, a virus had already infected the globe. We might fix it the same way.
Asking about a new partner's testing habits is an awkward but necessary part of dating.
Communication and caution are some of the smartest routes to a happy dating life.
To avoid transmitting an infection, you first have to know you have it.
The infection in your urethra could be caused by a bacterium that experts are still studying.
These similar viruses have some very important differences.
Safe sex and regular checkups are crucial, even when a penis isn’t involved.
Why don't dating apps provide helpful information about STIs and STDs on their platforms?
A herpes diagnosis doesn't have to mean the end of sex for either of you.
Common sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in the U.S. What's causing the increase?
Take a closer look at the impact of sexually transmitted diseases on the immune system.
Herpes is an extremely common STI, and you or your partner may already have it.
Here’s how to manage oral herpes breakouts and prevent them from reoccurring.
Surprise: Your regular STI screening doesn't include one. Here's why it's best to be proactive.
Penetrative sex isn't the only way STDs are spread. Oral sex requires caution, too.
Despite social stigma, life with herpes can be both happy and healthy.
Herpes infections last a lifetime. Thankfully, there are effective treatment options.
A common infection with a wide variety of symptoms and severity, HSV can be easy to miss.
Try these tips to help prevent outbreaks and learn which foods to avoid.
Learn the symptoms of HSV-1 or HSV-2 and how herpes can affect or cause damage to the brain.
Herpes can't be cured, but you can treat cold sores caused by the virus.
Don't wonder what information pertaining to herpes is true and what's a myth. We have the facts.
The bare minimum isn't enough. Raise your hygiene standards by following a few cleanliness tips.
Look out for the warning signs that might indicate an STD, especially if you're at risk.
Traditions, health reasons and sexual function all contribute to the debate over circumcision.
If a partner tests positive for an STD, use these tips to safely address the situation.
Eradication of cervical cancer is an achievable goal—if we can get resources to critical sites.
If you're exposed to the herpes simplex virus, act quickly to stop the spread.
Basic information and daily clues can help you understand and avoid herpes outbreaks.
Attitudes about sex have evolved significantly—so, too, should the attitude toward herpes.
Herpes is one of the most common STDs in the world. Here are facts about living with the virus.
Having herpes can affect your pregnancy and your newborn, but the situation is manageable.
It’s not as impossible to have oral sex with herpes as it might seem.
It’s not as impossible to have oral sex with herpes as it might seem.
The timing depends a lot on gut instincts regarding your partner.
Health pros advocate for disclosure from individuals who have HSV. Some sufferers disagree.
It’s embarrassing…but common. Despite changes, herpes doesn’t have to destroy your sex life.
A possible STI is not the end of the world. Keep a level head and act quickly for best results.
While there’s no cure, there are mental health tips to help you deal with genital herpes.