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Genital Herpes In Women

Symptoms of Genital Herpes In Women As the name suggests, genital herpes in women affects the genital area and it is caused by a virus known as herpes simplex virus also known as HSV. The virus is transmitted during sexual intercourse through the mucous lining of the vagina and enters the body through tiny breaks in the skin or mucous membranes. The virus travels to the nerve root near the spinal cord and settles there in an inactive state and

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Did You Know? Genital Herpes in US

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It is estimated that as many as one in five American have genital herpes, a lifelong (but manageable) infection, yet up to 90 percent of those with herpes are unaware they have it Genital herpes is common in the United States and Statistics shows that one in five Americans have genital herpes, a lifelong (but manageable) infection, yet up to 90 percent of those with herpes are unaware they have it.  Most people who have genital herpes have no symptoms,

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