Herpies virus dating

It is possible to transfer herpes from the genitals to genitals, genitals to mouth, and mouth to genitals. Unlike a flu virus that you can get through the air, herpes spreads by direct contact, that is, directly from the site of infection to the site of contact.

Amy The only way to prevent getting Herpes or any other STD is to not have vaginal, anal or oral sex. If genital herpes sores are present, or if one of the partners is in the prodromal stage (beginning to feel symptoms) you should avoid sexual activity.

Although, most genital herpes is caused by the herpes type 2 virus (HSV-2). Supporting your immune system should be your first goal.

A weakened immune system is more prone to outbreaks.

There are many herpes suppressants available, both natural and pharmaceutical, to keep the outbreaks to a minimum.

There are also antiviral drugs which help reduce the number of viral shedding days throughout the year.

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