Published June 06, 2021 According to the World Health Organization, the herpes simplex virus (HSV) affects more than 4 billion people worldwide. This makes herpes one of the most common sexually transmitted infections globally. There are generally two types of herpes: HSV-1 and HSV-2. The former causes cold sores (oral herpes) and fever blisters while […]
Published May 31, 2021 According to the World Health Organization, about 3.7 billion people in the world are suffering from herpes. This makes the herpes simplex virus (HSV) an especially widespread virus across the world. As such, many of us are already familiar with how herpes works. But there are instances when a simple case […]
While feeling bumps on the roof of your mouth may be alarming, they aren’t always harmful. Here, we discuss those bumps and their relationship with herpes.
Published May 31, 2021 Try to remember when you first heard the term sexually transmitted disease (STD). You were probably sitting through an awkward and mediocre Sex Education class back in middle school, no? Whether it’s the taboo of talking about sex or the ineffective way of teaching safer sex, society has developed a preconceived […]