Herpes simplex is a viral infection of the skin and mucous membranes, usually recurrent that usually lasts a week and that resolves spontaneously. Herpes lesions are often painful and warm or tingly.
Consider making a herpes diary, that is, a place where you can write how you feel, what has happened to your life, how you are living today.
The name "herpes" refers to a group of viral infectious diseases caused by various viruses of the Herpesvirus family.
Cold Sores are an irritating condition that many of us experience at some stage in our lives. There is a bit of confusion about the causes of cold sores and how to treat them. Some of this confusion is based on the fact that cold sores are caused by a form of the herpes virus. People often associate the herpes virus with sexually transmitted infections, and this leads to a lot of confusion around cold sores. So, what are cold sores, how are they related to the herpes virus, and how can they be treated?