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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Genital Herpes HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Type 1) HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Type 2) -Sexual contact-Broken skin-Lesions -Shedding from the infected person Genital Herpes is a viral sexually transmitted disease (STD). There are two typesof herpes simplex virus infections that cause genital herpes: SYMPTOMS Treatment These seem to work better during a first attack than in later outbreaks. - prevents sores and blisters -help relieve pain and irritation from an outbreak -healing the sores rapidly. -Taken daily -Reduce the chance of another outbreak. - Helps to prevent transmitting herpes to another person. * IF OUTBREAKS REOCCUR, MEDICINE SHOULD BE TAKEN IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE FOLLOWING APPEARS OR BEGINS...* -Tingling -Itching begins -Sores - Burning -Blisters Use a condom - A condom does not fully secure you. Outbreaks can occur in places not protectedStay away from sexual contact Abstinence!!!Get tested if you are sexually active Prevention REMEMBER ALTHOUGH SYMPTOMS MAY NOT BE PRESENT, IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU ARE NOT INFECTED. Many people who have HSV-1 or HSV-2 are unaware that they are infected because genital herpes is ASYMPTOMATIC. This type usually affects areas such as: (1) the lips (2)the mouthBoth appear as either i.cold sores ii.fever blisters However, HSV-1 causes genital herpes andits sores,but only though oral sex. HSV-1 occurs much less than HSV-2. This is the most common type of herpes. It can infect (1) the genital area (2) the mouth This type of herpes is transmitted by i. sexual contact ii. skin-to-skin contact. It is highly contagious, but can be avoided. WHAT IS GENITAL HERPES? 1) viral infection2) affects the genital area a. blisters in genital area b. outbreaks can occur 1 x HOW IT IS SPREAD? -Genital Secretions-Fecal Oral-Muscosal Surface Herpes LesionFound on shaft ofpenis (male), vagina,cervix,vulva (female)and around anus FEMALE The STI originated from chimpanzees about 6 millon years ago. Believed: HSV-1 existed among humans far longer than HSV-2 Humans are the ONLY primates that have BOTH simplex types It is believed: Herpes Simplex Types "evolved" along with humans. "[Genital] Herpes infected humans, before they were human." MALE HOWEVER... 2 to 21 days SYMPTOMS FOR WOMEN INCLUDE: Appearence of small & painful blisters with clear or straw-colored fluid around the vaginal lips (labia), vagina,cervix, surrounding the anus, thighs, or buttocks. Random vaginal discharge can occur or unable to empty bladder contents SYMPTOMS FOR MEN INCLUDE: Appearance of sores or blisters in/on the penis, scrotum, thighs, buttocks or the urethra GENERAL SYMPTOMS INCLUDE: Before the blisters are visible, the sensation of itching, burning, tingling, or pain will be present where blistersare going to occur Swollen or tender lymph nodes in the groin Headaches Backaches Painful Urintation THERE IS NO CURE FOR GENITAL HERPES Symptoms usually appear within 4 days of the incubation period. The full incubation period is The symptoms last for varied amount of time periods. For instance, It takes a person ,after the first encountered outbreak. Then number of outbreaks, varies from that point on. 3 weeks to heal In many occasions symptoms can.. -produce a minimal effect (can go unnoticed or be mistaken) -cause minor to severe pain (depending on the -after first outbreak, long time to heal blisters outbreak) ANTIVIRAL MEDICINE DAILY SUPRESSIVE TREATMENT -Decreases the amount of outbreaks-Lowers the chance of transmission to partner ABSTIENCE -Having to control your desire i.e.: Acyclovir, Famciclovir, Valtrx Long Term Complications: - lower self-esteem (in relationship terms)- disease can spread to other parts of the body- is more prone to HIV (because of the weaken imune system)- a mother can pass it on to her baby Genital Herpes can be passed to the child, during pregnancy, childbirth, or in the newborn period. Chances of transmitting the diseases is higher during the mothers' first outbreak. OR Epidemology Based on the graph to the side.. ~ It is more common to have HSV-1 than the HSV-2. ~Depending on the age of each gender, the percentage differs ~Most of the time the women are infected People that are ranging from the age 18-64 havea HIGHER RATE of beinginfected with Genital Herpes. What are the three treatments availible or people that are infected withGenital Herpes? 1. Which Herpes Simplex Type mostly causes Genital Herpes? 1. 2. What common mistake do people who are infected with Genital Herpesusually make? Why and how do they prevent this mistake? 3. HPV CHLAMYDIA 2 million HIV 560,000 #1 #2 #3 20 million HERPES 45 million Herpes is definitely the mostcommon STD in the United States. 2. 1 in every 5 Americanshave Herpes >1 millionpeople areacquiringHerpesanually. Genital Herpes. Retrived from on January 8, 2015 1. STD Statistic ASHA Web Site 2004. 2. STD's in the US Kaser Family FoundationWeb Site 1998. 3. Fleming DT, el el N Engl J MEd. 1997, 337, 1105, 1111 2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014, December). Genital Herpes Retrived from on January 8, 2015 3. Web MD Medical. (2013, December). Retrived from on January 8,2015 Common Symptoms of Genital Herpes. Retrived from on January 8,2015 4. Scott Lafee, Joshua Romero. (2014,July). 1. Green, N. A. (2013, March). Citations Herpes Infected Humans Before They Were Human 5. Medline Plus.(2013,August). Genital Herpes Retrieved from on January 8,2015 Factual Questions
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