What does HSV1 and HSV2 means?

Herpes Simplex Virus is a viral disease that gets transfer from one person to another. It is a similar kind of infection related to HIV and AIDS which is also a viral disease and gets transferred from one person to another.

Herpes simplex virus is of two types- Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) and Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV 2). Herpes Simplex Virus 1 is also known as mouth herpes virus or oral herpes virus. And Herpes Simplex Virus 2 is also known as the genital herpes virus. Herpes Simplex Virus 1 occurs in the oral parts of human beings. For example- Below the lips, above the lips or nearby by the mouth area, inside the mouth, below or above the gum of the teeth and so on. And Herpes Simplex Virus 2, it occurs in the private parts of male and female.

There can be some sort of burning sensation during the urine. HSV1 and HSV2 are both sexually transmitted infections and it can be annoying and even very painful. If someone who is already suffering for Herpes Simplex Virus, and if the other person gets in touch with him, then these virus gets transmitted.

Generally, when someone suffers HSV1 or HSV2 from a longer period of time, it shows some symptoms in their body, but in many cases, these virus doesn’t show any symptoms. It works like a carrier. In these type of cases, there are two ways to test these infections of HSV1 and HSV2 is IGG test and IGM test. IGG test is done if the person is suffering HSV1 and HSV2 from a longer period of time and IGM test is done, if someone is suffering from HSV1 and HSV2 recently (before 10-15 days).

The symptoms that occur due to Herpes Simplex Virus is not very dangerous at the beginning stage. Symptoms can be like illness, fever, headaches, itching or tingling in your genital areas, cracked, raw or red areas near the mouth area or inside the mouth, small blisters around the genitals which cause painful sores and so on.

These symptoms even become more dangerous and painful as the virus gets viral at the body system. HSV1 and HSV2 these viruses are even more dangerous than the herpes zoster virus. HSV1 and HSV2 are very complicated infections that increase day by day and it can even lead to a situation of death if proper treatment is not implemented.

If someone suffers from these infections once in their lifetime, then it becomes very difficult to get a cure from these infections. In fact, it becomes next to impossible in some cases. Eventually, there are some antibiotics available in the market, from which one gets rid of it. But these viruses show its symptoms again after some days. These antibiotics work on a temporary basis.

These viruses are a virally infected virus, from time to time these viruses get into the bones and muscles of a human being and also in the brain parts, once it enters through the skin and travels along the nerves. Thus due to which a person can even die.

HSV1 and HSV2 virus also gets transmitted to the children as well. It might be from their parents who were also suffering from the HSV1 and HSV2 virus from a longer period of time with no symptoms. But when it gets transmitted to their child, it might show the symptoms.

Children can also inherit this kind of virus if some other person who is also suffering from the HSV1 or HSV2 virus kiss that child or stay close to the child. These viruses not only get transmitted if someone does sexual contact with the other person. There’s a lot of other risk factors as well.

Some Risk Factors of Herpes Simplex Virus

1) If two lady uses the same lip bumps or lipstick, Herpes virus gets transmitted if one of them is already suffering from it.

2) If someone drinks water from the same glass or bottle, that has been also used by the other person as well.

3) Using the same injections

4) While cutting hairs, if you use the same blade that has been used by the other person. If the other person also having this virus from earlier with symptoms or without, then definitely it will get transmitted as well.

and so on.

In many people, these viruses stay in their body system for a long period of time, don’t show any symptoms and also don’t create any problem to that person. But in many cases, these viruses show its symptoms. It is because that person might be having a lot of stress, sun exposure or it might be also due to a weak body mechanism system.

Thus due to this reason the HSV virus inside the human body, which is being there for a long time without any symptoms get triggered and hence shows its symptoms. Since its not an easy task to get out these viruses very soon or even might be impossible, so it’s better to take precautions before having these infections.

One time satisfaction can lead to destroying your life. It’s very important to keep these risk factors in mind in order to stay away from such kind of dangerous diseases. If you don’t take these risk factors in your mind or seriously then it will really create a problem for you later on. And at that time you will also not remember where, how and when these viruses have been transmitted to your body.

So, it’s better to stay healthy and protected by taking some of the general precautions.

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