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Mediviral vs. Prescription Drugs

Approximately 536 million people worldwide are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2, and while there are multiple medical studies taking place that are bringing the world closer to a solid cure, the statistics don’t lie. Herpes is an extremely common infection that affects men and women of all backgrounds and lifestyles, and cold sores are common

Herpes Virus Statistics Worldwide

Genital herpes (HSV-2) is a viral infection that is spread via sexual contact. Oral herpes (cold sores) are referred to as HSV-1 and are fairly common. The main difference between HSV-1 and HSV-2 is that many people have a natural pre-disposition to HSV-1, while genital herpes (HSV-2) is only spread through intimate contact. While medical

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes

Researchers are reporting that a new experimental drug holds promise in treating genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection that is currently considered incurable. Researchers studied the drug pritelivir and found that it substantially slowed viral shedding in individuals with genital herpes (HSV-2), meaning it cut the overall infection window in half. The findings are based


Eye Herpes – What is It?

While most people know that herpes is an infectious virus that presents itself in the form of cold sores (HSV1), and genital blisters (HSV2), many people are unaware that herpes can present itself in the eyes as well. Herpes of the eye is caused by HSV1, and its medical term is herpes simplex keratitis. Herpetic


Can You Transfer the Herpes Virus to Your Baby While Pregnant?

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that is passed on from person to person during close sexual contact. Herpes is transmitted by genital to genital contact as well as by the oral/genital route. Herpes flare-ups vary from person to person, and while one common belief is that it cannot be spread when the infection


Garlic Treatment for Herpes?

Does Garlic Help With Treating Herpes? Herpes is a virus that is transmitted both sexually and orally, and at this point in time is considered incurable. In certain individuals, severe herpes symptoms only occur once or twice, and they often go for long periods of time in between outbreaks. In others, herpes and cold sore symptoms


What Home Remedies Can Be Used to Treat Herpes and Do They Really Work?

Herpes 1 and 2 are viruses that cause cold sores and sores on the genitals and anal area. HSV 1 is a common virus that causes cold sores, and HSV2 is sexually transmitted.  At this point in time, there is no medical cure for herpes, but alternative treatments are rising in popularity as a way


Herpes Vaccine 2014 - Uncovering The Possibility

The herpes virus continues to be one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world today, and infected individuals can experience frustrating symptoms that can be painful and uncomfortable, and there is a stigma attached to people with herpes that can cause depression and frustration, due to the fact that there is still


What Is Herpes?

Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that is extremely contagious.  It is spread through unprotected sexual contact that can be vaginal, oral, or anal in nature.  Symptoms vary in every individual, and some people can be carriers of the herpes STD without any symptoms at all.  If symptoms are present, they usually appear within a


What Are Herpes Symptoms?

When people hear the term herpes, they automatically assume that symptoms are obvious and painful.  Although this can be true in many instances, there are some people that have minimal to no symptoms at first, which is why it is always important to know the proper facts before assuming that one has, or does not