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This article deals with herpes symptoms in women and if you read it thoroughly, you can know what the real symptoms of herpes in a woman are.

About herpes

Genital herpes is one of the sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. It can be transferred from one person to the other, and it is done through close contact of the genital skin, vagina or a mouth. Once it enters the body, herpes virus remains in the roots of the nerve. It is important to say that at the place of the entry of the virus, blisters and redness on the outer layer of the skin appear. That is the main herpes symptom in women. Herpes occurs as one of the two existing types. The first one is herpes simplex virus type 1 and the second one is called herpes simplex virus type 2. Herpes that occurs inside the mouth belong to the first type, and the one that appears around the anus and genitals is the second herpes type. Recurrence of the herpes depends on the strength of the immune system, so if the immune system is strong enough, herpes may never appear again, and vice versa.

Symptoms of Female Herpes

The first symptoms of herpes in women appear only two weeks after the virus has entered the body. During the first week, a woman may not feel any change in her body or any herpes symptom. The first hint of herpes in the body is tingling, itching, and redness of the skin, which is followed by blisters. Blisters and ulcers that appear on the surface of the skin cause very severe pain when they break. It can also happen that the symptoms aren’t interpreted as herpes, and then a wrong diagnose is set. 

Herpes is transferred from person to person from the beginning of itching to the end of the healing process so a woman has to be careful not to pass herpes to her partner if she is aware of her condition. It is important not to confuse herpes with other pelvic inflammatory disease or a yeast infection. Sores around vagina and inside of it can occur as well, low fever, pain, pain in the lower back, headaches and increased lymph glands belong to herpes symptoms in a woman. If you have any of these symptoms, it would be good to visit a doctor and start the treatment as soon as possible so that you can avoid serious problems that can develop later as herpes progresses.  

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