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1

How is genital herpes spread?

Through sexual contact or during birth

2

What are the symptoms for males?

Painful, vesicular lesions

3

What are the symptoms for females?

Painful, vesicular lesions

4

Are these lesions always present on the body?

No, they come and go

5

If lesions are present in a pregnant woman, how should she deliver?

C-section

6

What triggers outbreaks of genital herpes?

Stress, anxiety, high emotions

7

How often should a woman with herpes get a pap smear?

Every six months

8

Can genital herpes be cured?What is the treatment?

No cure. Acyclovir

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