Category Archives: Herpes Treatment

What to Know about a Hair Follicle Test

Q: My husband just came home from work and told me that he has to take a hair follicle test tomorrow. Neither of us are familiar with these tests. What can you tell us about these tests, as far as the collection procedure, and when will the results be ready? R. Miller Tallahassee, FL A: […]

Information About Genital Herpes Symptoms and Prevention

This article has the point of dispelling some common myths about genital herpes, and also of  spreading the news about prevention. Herpes is a very common virus: the CDC estimates that as many as 45 million people ages 12 and older are infected with genital herpes.  This is about one in five adolescents and adults.  […]

Jackson Estate Sued over ‘Herpes Cure’

The Michael Jackson is being sued by Erle Bonner over the theft of his herpes cure.  He claims that Jackson gave his formulas for “herpes cure, acne cures and arthritis cures” to a guy named Kevin Trudeau, also a defendant, who allegedly pilfered them. Bonner also claims  that someone shot at his house and that […]

Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost The Risk Of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the location of […]

Students dismiss the importance of sexual health

When it comes to personal health, many people will see a doctor or physician at any sign of trouble. Unfortunately it is often the opposite when it comes to sexual health. Many people see discussing their sexual health as being taboo, when in fact it should be the exact opposite. Talking about it is very […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Valtrex but were Afraid to Ask

Congratulations!  You’ve finally decided to stop being ashamed of your genital herpes and address the issue straight on.  Lucky for you, you have some excellent options when it comes to treating genital herpes. Valtrex is a drug specifically designed to attack herpes straight on.  It has three main uses.  Valtrex works wonders on cold sores, […]

Dating and Herpes Part II

In the event that you have genital herpes and your partner doesn’t, you still have some excellent options when it comes to protection.  A condom should always be your first line of defense, though its shortcomings are a little more noticeable when it comes to herpes.  Genital herpes tends to have outbreaks around the entire […]

Dating and Herpes, Part I

Finding out you have genital herpes can be a bummer.  But it doesn’t have to spell the end of your social life!  Dating and herpes don’t have to be mutually exclusive.  Many people are out there actively dating with genital or oral herpes.  Here are some ways for you to deal. Make sure to tell […]

‘Stealth’ Herpes Simplex Inflammation Impacts Corneal Transplants

The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can infect the eye and sometimes causes so much damage that the person’s cornea must be replaced with a transplant. (The cornea is the clear covering of the front of the eye that helps focus light for vision.) Doctors knew transplants were more likely to fail in people with HSV […]

Cold Sores: Home Remedies

Cold sore is troublesome and has the potential to irritate a person beyond limits. Although, there are many medications available in market for curing cold sore, it usually takes a long time to get cured completely. There are many home remedies available to cure the cold sore and can be used at the preliminary stage […]