Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease STD. This STD causes herpetic sores, which are painful blisters fluid-filled bumps that can break open and ooze fluid. About 16 percent of people between the ages of 14 and 49 have this STD. Two types of herpes simplex virus cause genital herpes:
Hopes of a herpes vaccine after study of the experimental jab prevented the spread
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Hopes have been raised of a potential herpes vaccine following the success of an experimental jab that was tested on animals. Scientists called the findings 'better than anything' ever seen before, considering efforts to produce a vaccine have failed so far. An experimental jab developed by US scientists prevented the spread of herpes in an animal study, raising hopes a vaccine may exist in the future. It is transmitted through sex. Herpes remains in the body for life by lying dormant in nerves. Every now and again an outbreak is triggered, when the infection reactivates. Blisters which break and become sore are the main symptom of herpes, which can affect the vagina, penis, anus or mouth.
By Abigail Miller For Dailymail. Usher was accused of knowingly transmitting herpes to two women and one man without disclosing he had the disease before they had sex. All three are suing the rapper with the help of celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom. On Monday afternoon one of the victims, year-old Quantasia Sharpton, spoke out about the nerve-wracking moment she learned about Usher's diagnosis - three years after sleeping with the singer.
Herpes is a very common skin disease. Cold sores and fever blisters are an example of herpes in your mouth. You can find out that you have herpes a few days or as late as years after getting it. Herpes usually affects the mouth and the area around the penis or vagina, buttocks or upper thighs. Herpes sometimes looks like bug bites, rash, jock itch, zipper burn, razor burn, irritation from sex, or yeast infection.