Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Throughout our lives, one of the most pleasurable physiological needs is the sexual act, but because it is one of the most pleasurable, it also carries some risks such as unwanted pregnancy (in women) as well as, varieties of diseases. You see, that happens due to health carelessness and when they occur they tend to be very dangerous, so much so that they can take your life.
One of these sexually transmitted diseases is genital herpes, this disease is caused by the herpes simplex virus. It can cause sores in the genital or rectal area, buttocks and thighs. It can be spread by having vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who has it. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in this generation that if treated properly does not cause any noticeable damage, otherwise it can spread and cause severe damage to our body and the body of our partner or spouse.
Herpes sores usually look like one or more blisters on the genitals, rectum or mouth, or around them. The blisters open and leave painful sores that may take a week or more to heal.
There are two types of herpes
- Herpes simplex type 1 frequently causes cold sores. It can also cause genital herpes.
- Type 2 herpes simplex is often the cause of genital herpes, but it could also affect the mouth.
By the numbers
According to the source at genevepharmacie.nu currently, more than 3700 million people suffer from this disease which is equivalent to almost two-thirds of the global population (67%).
This disease has no cure since the virus is lodged in the pores of the skin and can only be controlled until its apparent disappearance, currently, it has become the most common disease among people under 50, as a result, we can give account of the lack of sexual education that many people in this generation are having, not to mention the exacerbated figures of girls who have unwanted pregnancies, herpes has become an entire sexual epidemic that affects the entire population and the most surprising thing is to the youth population.
Sex education is failing
So we can conclude that the sexual and hygienic education that people are having today is being left aside and it is worrying since this disease can reach greater problems such as HIV, we must raise awareness among young people to have a safe and pleasant sex and that by an act of courage do not drag problems that can suffer later such as genital herpes type 2 or oral herpes type 1.
The most common recommendations that are known to be able to have a coital act without first knowing the person and completely ignoring their illnesses have to use a mandatory condom to maintain a hygienic is the most important thing above anything else, otherwise if Are you a person who suffers from herpes, or does this disease refrain from having sex with that disease since being a contagious entity by genital and oral means can affect your partner with the same virus.
The WHO warns that people affected by HSV “should not have sex while presenting symptoms of genital herpes.” and advises the “correct and systematic” use of condoms.
In addition to treatment, research is underway to find more effective preventive methods, “such as vaccines or topical microbicides.”
Outbreaks of genital herpes can vary greatly from person to person. They can be moderate or severe. A person’s first outbreak may last three to four weeks, but the symptoms tend to disappear between two to twelve days. Pain or itching You may feel pain and pain with palpation in the genital area until the infection disappears. Small red bumps or tiny white blisters. They may appear a few days or a few weeks after infection.
They can form when the blisters break and suppurate or bleed. Ulcers can cause painful urination.
Crusts form on the skin as the ulcers heal. During an initial outbreak, you may have signs and symptoms similar to those of influenzas, such as swollen lymph nodes in the groin, headache, muscle aches and fever.
Differences in the location of symptoms
The sores appear when the infection enters the body. You can spread the infection when you touch a sore and then rub or scratch another area of Ã¢Â€Â‹Ã¢Â€Â‹the body, including the eyes. Men and women may have sores on the following parts of the body:
- Buttocks and thighs
- Urethra (the tube that allows urine to drain from the bladder to the outside of the body)
Women may also have sores on the following parts of the body or within them:
- Vaginal area
- External genitalia