The first herpes outbreak often occurs within the 2 weeks after contracting the virus from an infected person. The first signs may include: Itching, tingling, or burning feeling in the vaginal or anal area. Flu-like symptoms, including fever.
Can a female get rid of herpes?
How is genital herpes treated? Herpes has no cure. But antiviral medicines can prevent or shorten outbreaks during the time you take the medicine. Also, daily suppressive therapy (for example, daily use of antiviral medicine) for herpes can lower your chance of spreading the infection to your partner.
What Colour is herpes discharge?
Vaginal discharge associated with herpes usually takes the form of a thick and clear, white, or cloudy liquid. Its most common to have discharge when youre having other symptoms like sores.
Is my life ruined with herpes?
Herpes isnt deadly and it usually doesnt cause any serious health problems. While herpes outbreaks can be annoying and painful, the first flare-up is usually the worst. For many people, outbreaks happen less over time and may eventually stop completely.