Genital Herpes and Herpes Sores

Herpes Sore is a ridiculous and dangerous skin infection that can shatter your life. Herpes Simplex or simply Herpes is a viral disease caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus. Herpes Sores have become such common in today’s scenario that over 50 million people are suffering from them today. Various health studies often refer the Herpes Sores as the most common Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) by the number of cases. Herpes Sores can occur on various parts of the body, including face, hands, scalp, genitals, and even in your eyes! Herpes Sores are categorized on the basis of the infected body part.  There are two most common types of Herpes Sores, namely Oral Herpes and Genital Herpes transmitted by HSV-1 and HSV-2. Herpes Sores are of two types, namely Oral Herpes Sores and the Genital Herpes Sores. Oral Herpes Sores are the Herpes Sores which occur on the face, in mouth, on cheeks, lips, chin, eyes, tongue, neck, shoulders and even on the elbows too, in some cases. While in case of Genital Herpes, similar Herpes Sores are in the private body parts, on the buttocks, in the opening of the anus and nearby. Some of the people think that Herpes Sores occur mainly on the lips or the genitals of the patient. But to their surprise, Herpes Sores can happen in eyes too! Yes, Ocular Herpes (Herpes of eye) is a common and recurrent viral infection that affects the eyes directly. The cause is the HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus type 1). This virus causes inflammation and scarring in the cornea of the eye, that's why sometimes referred to as the cold sore on the eye. Herpes Sores of eye are also infectious. It can be transmitted to another person through close contact with a person infected with Oracular Herpes whose Virus is active. According to a study of the National Eye Institute (NEI), more than 400000 of the Americans have experienced some form or other of Ocular Herpes at some point in life. The signs and symptoms include inflammation of the cornea, irritation or sudden and severe ocular pain, blurry in the vision, swelling of eye, tearing, eye redness, eye sores, etc. Herpes Sores are highly contagious as they can spread even by touching them in their active states, or at the time of sexual contact, or oral sex too. Sometimes, Herpes can be transmitted to the baby through the infected mother at the time of pregnancy. Herpes Sores are highly contagious. So, one must stay away from the Herpes Sores in order to sustain a healthy life. 

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