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Herpes genital

Information about the sexually transmitted disease (STD) known as genital herpes. Covers causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of herpes.

How is Genital Herpes Diagnosed?
A look at the procedures and tests used to diagnose genital herpes.

Gina's Story - The Curse of Genital Herpes
Four years ago Gina thought she had her world well in control. At twenty-three, she was engaged to be married and actively pursuing a career in law enforcement. Find out what happened when Gina discovered she had genital herpes, and join her journey through acceptance and treatment.

What You Need to Know About Genital Herpes
Did you know that forty-five million people in the United States are infected with genital herpes a.k.a. the herpes simplex virus (HSV)? Unfortunately, approximately eighty percent of people infected with HSV are never aware that they have genital herpes. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of genital herpes or HSV.

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