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Facts about Genital Herpes or HSV-2

  1. There is no "safe" sex.
  2. Condoms do not necessarily prevent sexually transmitted diseases.
  3. Genital herpes is a viral infection that can cause painful genital sores and causes recurrent outbreaks.
  4. Many people are infected with herpes virus and are now aware of the infection.
  5. The herpes virus is spread by direct person-to-person contact.
  6. An infected person may transmit the virus to others even if no symptoms are present.

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How to Prevent Genital Herpes or HSV-2? Do Condoms help?

The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including genital herpes, is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected.

Genital ulcer diseases can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of genital herpes.

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Is there a Cure or Treatment for Genital Herpes or HSV-2? Does Zovirax, Famvir, or Valtrex help?

There is no treatment that can cure herpes, but antiviral medications can shorten and prevent outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication.  In addition, daily suppressive therapy for symptomatic herpes can reduce transmission to partners.

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How is Genital Herpes Spread? How do people get Genital Herpes?

HSV-1 and HSV-2 are transmitted through direct contact, including kissing, sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal sex), or skin-to-skin contact.

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Manic Episode Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Mania is the signature characteristic of bipolar disorder and, depending on its severity, is how the disorder is classified. Mania is generally characterized by a distinct period of an elevated mood, which can take the form of euphoria. People in Manic Episode exhibit folowing behavior:

Lack of Desire to Sleep

People commonly experience an increase in energy and a decreased need for sleep, with many often getting as little as 3 or 4 hours of sleep per night, while others can go days without sleeping.

Pressured Speech

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