Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes is a viral infection, and is sexually transmitted affecting the skin or mucous of the genitals. This kind of disease is caused by two kinds of viruses which includes: Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).

HSV-2 can be spread through secretions from the mouth or genitals, while Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) causes infections of the mouth and the lips, and is spread from the mouth to the genitals.


  • Fever
  • Muscle aches in the lower back, buttocks, thighs, or knees
  • General sick feeling (Malaise)
  • Decreased appetite