Genital herpes

Herpes - genital; Herpes simplex - genital; Herpesvirus 2; HSV-2; HSV-antivirals

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus.

This article focuses on HSV type 2 infection.

Female reproductive anatomy

The female reproductive organs are located in the lower abdomen.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention