Genital Herpes

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  • GENITAL HERPES
    • SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION (NOT DISEASE)
    • Causes
      • Herpes simplex virus
      • Skin to skin contact
    • Symptoms
      • Fluid filled blisters
      • Painful sores
      • Itching/tingling around genital/anal area
      • Can occur 26 days after exposure
      • Pain when urinating
      • Flu-like illness
    • Treatment
      • Antiviral tablets
    • Prevention
      • Abstinence
      • Regular check ups at GUM clinic

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