Herpes is very common virus growth on some parts of body causing sores and blisters. Herpes is usually caused either in and around mouth or in genital areas. The latter one is more common. Herpes is an infectious disease and can spread easily. If a person is suffering from genital herpes, a close sexual contact can transfer the virus of herpes to the other person. More over if herpes is not treated timely then it will gradually spread all over your body, soon you will have blisters in your arms, fingers, legs, stomach etc. the blisters are very painful.
One should take immediate care of herpes if the infected person is a pregnant lady because the chances of transmitting the disease to the baby are very high. The basic problem with herpes is that is contagious and that is what makes it very dreadful. If you have painful sores in your genital parts then you must immediately seek medical help
Herpes begins with small but painful blisters and the surrounding area becomes very sensitive and red. One also suffers from a burning sensation or irritation while passing urine. As an external symptom, in most cases herpes also triggers fever, may be not very high fever in the initial stages. Once the blisters crack and become open, this is the second stages. This is a fatal stage because this is the time when the virus starts to spread all over your body.
Herpes takes its own time to recede, though there are medicines that will help to relieve pain and especially recurrence of herpes. It is very important to take care of herpes even after it is cured for it might just recur. Hygiene is very important to maintain if you are infected by herpes, this helps to cure faster. The infected area should be kept clean and dry. One should avoid wearing of nylon type clothes in such case. Wear comfortable loose clothes and maintain proper ventilation to the affected area. Wearing tight fitting clothes will aggravate problem. One needs to protect the sweat from collecting in the infected area.
Maintain hygienic condition and see a doctor immediately for relief from herpes.