Genital herpes disease for woman already becomes great issue. However, most of female genital herpes patient can manage their outbreaks and continue to live well with the virus. One of best action deal with this is consultation with some friend and health care practitioner. Talking with friends will at least can decrease your burden and help you to continue your daily life while health care practitioner will be able to provide best suggestion of proper medicine.
The medication usage itself can lower the risk on infecting your partner. What you need to do during female genital herpes outbreak period is keeping the infected area stay clean and dry. Besides that, you better prevent yourself to touch any blister and sore area. If you do not have any choice but to touch infected area then you better immediately clean up your hands. Do not held any skin to skin contact form your first time of outbreak sign get noticed until you get healed.
Most of woman that has genital herpes is because they are having sexual contact with someone that having herpes sore. You can do several things to avoid the infection. First of all you have to avoid to held skin to skin and sexual contact. Besides that, you better start to have safer sex through reducing your sexual partner amount, using condom correctly before vaginal sex, anal sex or even oral sex. Another important thing to know is changing your mind that birth control cannot protect you from herpes infection.
Woman also needs to be aware of genital herpes risk since you are possible to transfer the virus to your unborn baby if you have genital herpes during pregnancy period. The baby may born early, cannot survive or born with various health problem like skin problem, eye and brain problem. If you are pregnant, explain it to your health care provider as soon as possible to get proper treatment and medication.