herpes

Is Herpes Simplex a STD?

For many of us, the word herpes seems to instantly connect with a STD and rightfully so. Genital herpes is a common STD and affects almost one in five Americans from the age of 16 to 49 years. But herpes, or [Read More ...]

Genital Herpes

Definition Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). HSV-2 is the common causative agent while the disease may also be caused by HSV-1, the virus [Read More ...]