What Everyone Should Know About Herpes Testing

Unless you have had a recent type-specific blood test to test for the existence of herpes simplex antibodies you cannot say with any certainty that you don’t have herpes. You think that only 20% of the population has herpes? Think again! You may have heard that one out of every […] Read more »

How You Get Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two different types of herpes simplex. One type usually causes cold sores, while the other type usually causes genital herpes. Both types are spread by direct skin contact, including genital-to-genital contact or mouth-to-genital contact. Anyone who is sexually […] Read more »

Study predicts threshold of viral load for passing herpes from one person to another

One of the most common questions asked of doctors who treat genital herpes comes from couples in which one partner is infected with the virus and the other is not. How, they ask, can they have a relationship without passing on this sexually transmitted disease? In an attempt to better […] Read more »

What is Genital Herpes

According to a study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and The American Social Health Association, there will be more than 15 million new cases of sexually transmitted disease every year. That boils down to 41,095 newly infected every single day. One of the most common is herpes simplex virus […] Read more »

Pictures of Herpes

One of the most common mistakes that anyone with herpes can do is to begin a search of self-diagnosis based on herpes pictures they find on the Internet.  Some of the most gruesome herpes pictures are on display on the sites you will explore when seeking out descriptive herpes pictures.  […] Read more »

Herpes Treatment

In nearly every city in every state across the United States, every single day someone somewhere is being diagnosed with a life-changing virus called Herpes.  Instantly that person will take their health care providers advice and begin using anti-viral medications.  What they don’t realize is the herpes relief these anti-viral […] Read more »

Testing Herpes

STD Check arranges your blood test through “Direct Access Testing”.  That means they arrange for you to “skip” the “middleman”- the doctor.  (Just by skipping a doctor’s visit, you are already saving both money and time.)  Instead of sending you to a doctor’s office, STD Check arranges the first step of […] Read more »

Herpes Statistics

It is overwhelming the number of people that do not realize just how strong the genital herpes statistics are. Genital herpes is a very common virus that is affecting a large number of the adult population these days. In a recent study to gather genital herpes statistics, a nationally representative […] Read more »