there are two types of herpes virus, herpes simplex
virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2. of these only hsv 2 transmits through sexual contact. hsv 1
can get contracted just by physical contact, not necessarily sexual contact. generally hsv 1 is self limiting but only if symptoms are severe antiviral
drugs are prescribed. there is no definitive treatment for hsv 2. the symptoms of herpes virus infection appear when your immunity is low or when you are either physically or mentally stressed.
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