Herpes Vaccine Research

There are currently both preventive and therapeutic vaccines under development. While the primary focus is on HSV-2, the primary cause of genital infection, HSV-2 vaccines may also have benefits in preventing or treating HSV-1 infection.

Herpes and Relationships

A male couple with their heads together

The best way for couples to deal with herpes is to talk about it openly and make decisions together. So what’s the best way to start the conversation?

Genital Herpes and Pregnancy

A pregnant woman with her doctor

If you are pregnant and you have genital herpes, you may be concerned about the risk of spreading the infection to your baby. Be reassured that the risk is extremely small.

Treatment Options for Herpes Infections

herpes treatment

While there is no cure for herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, there are various treatment options available that can help manage symptoms and control outbreaks.

Herpes Testing

A health care provider talks to a patient

Is that sore or rash actually genital herpes? Can you tell by just looking? Can a healthcare provider? No! When it comes to diagnosing genital herpes, it takes more than a look.

Five Things You Should Know about Herpes

Five things to know about herpes

ASHA answers many questions from the public about STIs, including about genital herpes. Here we offer five things to know about how to manage this common infection.