Genital Herpes Treatment
Among the many STDs in the world, genital
herpes is one of the most common. Once contracted, genital herpes is
incurable. While there is no cure for genital herpes, people who suffer from
it have some options when it comes to treatment.
Mayo Clinic Treatment Tips Page:
There’s an in-depth section about genital herpes and shorter sections
about the types of drugs that people can use to try and treat them.
Genital Herpes : Very extensive
guide to genital herpes, its causes and symptoms, tests for it,
treatments you can try, and what to do as follow-up. The symptoms
section is particularly helpful in figuring out if you actually have
genital herpes or if you have
genital warts, which go away on their own.
WebMD Page : Offers an overview about
genital herpes, how to cope once you are diagnosed as well as what treatments
are available. It also offers tips on what to do if your partner is the one
InteliHealth Page : InteliHealth
has an extensive page about genital herpes, including some common types
of medication prescribed as well as what to do when the symptoms
CDC's Facts About Herpes : The
Center For Disease Control provides information about genital herpes,
how common it is, how people contract it, and provides links to other
places to get information.
Women's Health Page : Part of
the National Women’s Health Center, it offers good information on
preventing and treating genital herpes in women.
ASHA's Page About Genital Herpes
: The American Social Health Association’s web page has very detailed
information about the three FDA-approved genital herpes treatments
currently available for prescriptions: Acyclovir, Famiclovir, and
Valacyclovir. It also has information on other types of treatment like
episodic therapy and suppressive therapy. There is a separate section
relating to treatment for oral herpes.
Medline Plus : The Medline Plus
page has detailed information about genital herpes including where on
the body it occurs in males and females as well as symptoms, treatments
for the disease and the general prognosis for someone infected.
Epigee Page : Epigee has lots of
information about vaginal herpes. It offers detailed information on the
tests done to diagnose genital herpes as well as lots of information on
the three drugs (Acyclovir, Famiclovir, and Valacyclovir) that treat it
and possible options for future treatment.
FDA's Page : The Federal Food
and Drug Administration provides information about genital herpes, where
it infects people, the changes it causes in the body as well as
information on treating genital herpes.
Herpes Guide Page : Devoted
completely to herpes and offers lots of facts about the disease,
including information on different types of infection and the available
Herpes Online Page : Offers
information on herpes treatment as well as many links to other good
Herpes Viruses: Discusses in
detail the different types of herpes viruses
Genital Herpes: Offers
information on what it is, how it is transmitted, treatments, and
emotional stress of dealing with this disease.
Q & A on Herpes: Explores some
common questions and answers for herpes.
Pictures of Genital Herpes:
Caution, pictures may be disturbing to some viewers
Due to the advancements of modern medicine, genital herpes can be quite
manageable with proper treatment.
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