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Pictures of Facial Herpes
Here are some pictures of Cold Sores.  They are normally found around the mouth area.  But can show up in other parts of the body.
Do I have a Canker Sore or a Cold Sore?
Canker sores and Cold sores are quite similar and can be hard to tell a part.  Still there are many differences between the two also.  Cold Sores Cold sores or Oral herpes form small blisters that will form around the mouth.  If the cold sore gets inside your mouth it will generally appear on the roof of your mouth.  Theses blisters will be filled full of a clear fluid that is caused by the herpes [...]
Living with Herpes
Living with herpes can be traumatic.  When outbreaks happen, and they seem to be at the worst times, which they normally do for reasons I will explain later, it just compounds the situation.  Each person will be affected differently, so you need to pick up on the factors that affect you most.   There are certain things you can do to control your outbreaks.  These consist of diet, your lifestyle [...]
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Nerve Pain as a result of the Herpes Virus Neuralgia is a very painful condition that occurs in your nerve path.  Post herpetic neuralgia is most widely known for its relation to Shingles or the Varicella Zoster Virus.  This neuralgia results from the virus causing irritation of the neural pathways.   You will feel a burning or tingling sensation, shooting pains and even numbness.  People most [...]
Human Papillomavirus or HPV
Human Papillomavirus or HPV is the most widely spread STD in the world.  There are over forty total types of HPV.  This virus infects the the genital area of both men and women, it can also infect the mouth and throat region. Human Papillomavirus can cause many health issues.  These include genital warts and certain types of cancers.  The virus is unpredictable and there is no certain way to [...]
Pictures of the Herpes Virus
Here are Four Photos of Herpes Zoster (Shingles Lesions).  This persons immune system was worn down from traveling and jet lag.  Stress to your body is the main cause of herpes outbreaks.   These pictures were taken around one week into the outbreak.    
Herpes Zoster or Shingles
Herpes Zoster will present itself as a rash with blisters on your skin.  It is caused by chickenpox that you probably had when you were younger.  The chickenpox has been dormant in your body for years and was triggered and released.  What caused your outbreak could have been many things. Shingles will start out as a burning pain and your skin will be very sensitive, it can be numb at first also.  [...]
Asymptomatic Shedding
The herpes virus can be a nerve racking to say the least.  The virus stays in the nerve cells of a person infected with the virus.  There are times when the virus will move up the nerve to the skins surface.  This is called “viral Shedding”.  When shedding happens the virus can be given to other people by contact with the skin.  This happens much easier during anal, oral or vaginal sex.  [...]
Cold Sores and How to Deal with them
Cold sores which are really very common when you were young are also called Herpes Simplex One. When you were little did you ever get a weird sore spot on your lip? It may have felt numb at first, then it tingled and started to throb. It soon got worse as it got red and very tender, and then turned into a blister. Another name for it is fever blister, it is very common and almost everyone has gotten [...]
What is Herpes Encephalitis?
Herpes Encephalitis is a condition that affects the brain, the brain becomes inflamed from the herpes simplex type one virus. Most often the type one virus only causes cold sores or fever blisters. But on occasion it can reach the brain and cause encephalitis. Encephalitis can also be caused by arboviruses which are spread by insects such as ticks and mosquitos. Cases of the virus are rare [...]
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