Women with herpes virus might have no outbreaks or signs of infection. Most do not know they have the virus. When you are infected, the virus lives in your nerve cells for life. When the virus is inactive, there is no sign of infection. When the virus becomes active, a herpes occurrence happens. Some women may not have any occurrences or can have only one occurrence, though some might have numerous occurrences.
The first herpes occurrence usually happens within the 2 weeks once following infection with the virus from an infected individual. The first symptoms may include:
• Itching, tingling, or burning feeling in the vaginal or anal area
• Flu-like symptoms, including fever
• Swollen glands
• Discomfort in the legs, buttocks, or vaginal area
• A change in vaginal discharge
• Aching or difficult urination
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These areas include:
• The vaginal or anal area
• The mouth
• Inside the vagina
• On the cervix
• In the urinary tract
• On the buttocks or thighs
Occasionally the first occurrence will not happen up until months or ages after infection.
After the first occurrence, you might have other occurrences. For many, these occurrences happen less frequently in time. The symptoms of herpes infection are normally minor than in the first occurrence, and they fade quicker. For individuals with a weak immune system, occurrences can be harsh and continuing.
See your health care provider to be examined if you have the above