Are genital warts and herpes deadly together

Genital warts are in fact a symptom of herpes. When a person begins to experience genital warts, it is an indication of a breakout of the herpes infection. The herpes simplex virus can stay dormant in the human body for a long time. However, whenever the immunity of a person is low, the herpes virus bursts out and causes the symptoms to become more apparent. Apart from the genital warts, the herpes virus can also cause fever blisters and cold sores around the mouth of a person.

The herpes simplex virus, which gets transferred from one person to another through sexual or otherwise close physical contact, can cause a lot of distress to a person. However, it is also incurable and therefore you have to live with it.Neither genital warts nor herpes are deadly. They are not fatal, but are highly infectious and painful. Genital warts can cause a lot of pain and discomfort because of the part of the body where they occur. Both males as well as females who are living with the infection may experience lesions in their urinary tract in the long term. This causes pain and burning while passing urine. Another reason why herpes simplex virus can be extremely painful is that it may form itchy sores. Scratching the itchy sores is not very safe as you eventually end up breaking the skin and causing the sores to spread. There is a likelihood that scratching the skin repeatedly may cause the sores to break open and bleed.

Open sores are extremely dangerous as infection can spread from these open sores. They are also more painful and difficult to cover up. Fortunately, the episodes of breakouts in herpes occur infrequently. This means that there may be a gap of several weeks, even months, between two subsequent breakouts. Once a breakout occurs, it may stay for a few days or even weeks, after which the signs begin to disappear and the sores begin to heal. Eventually, the sores get healed completely. There are treatments for herpes infection, but these treatments focus exclusively on keeping the symptoms under control. Once your symptoms are under control, you will be able to lead a normal life. Also, there are some medications which can help in prolonging the gap between two intermittent breakout episodes. If you continue to get treatment and take your medicines properly, the breakouts may become increasingly infrequent, the gap between them stretching perhaps to years.

answered by G M

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