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Herpes the most Common STD

By STD Concern

Genital herpes is a very common STI, caused by the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Symptoms will start showing up 4 days after exposure and last up to 4 weeks. Once you’re affected the following outbreaks tend to be milder. With or without s…

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Four Simple Ways to Prevent a Cold Sore

By Dr. Kristie

Cold sores are both painful and unattractive but for many people they’re a fact of life. Those nasty little blisters are caused by the very common Herpes simplex virus. This virus lives a very comfortable life in nerve endings found on the skin until they’re inspired to wake …

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Can You Get Herpes From Kissing?

By Dr. Kristie

Oh, those painful cold sores! Cold sores - not to be confused with canker sores - are small, fluid-filled blisters that appear on the face, usually around the lips and mouth. They’re caused by a form of herpes virus called herpes simplex type one. This is distinct from herpes s…

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