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Genital Herpes – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Herpes genitalis is a genital infection. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus and weakens the immune system. It also makes one’s body vulnerable causing prone to other various ailments and infections.

Genital Herpes Symptoms:

  • Around the genital and the rectal area one can notice:
  • Small red bumps
  • Blisters
  • Itching and pain
  • Open sores

Genital Herpes Causes:

  • It's a highly contagious condition which can spread via:
  • Kissing
  • Sharing utensils
  • Sexual contact


Genital Herpes Visible Signs: “Tingling in the [central] buttock area is actually a common way for dermatologists to [diagnose] genital herpes,” dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee says. “Genital herpes is more prevalent in the population than you would think."

Natural Home Remedy Using Tea Bag:

  1. Take a tea bag
  2. Dip it in water
  3. Place it on the affected area
  4. Leave it for 10 min
  5. Repeat 3-4 times a day
  6. Tannic acid in tea provides relief from itching

Natural Home Remedy Using Baking Soda:

  1. Take a damp cotton ball
  2. Dip it in baking soda
  3. Apply on the infected area
  4. Leave it on the sore
  5. This dries out the infection and relieves itching

Natural Home Remedy Using Aloe Vera:

  1. Remove the thorns and outer covering of aloe vera leaves
  2. Extract gel from inside
  3. Apply on the infected area
  4. Leave it for 30 min
  5. Do this 2 times a day


  • Avoid wearing tight clothes as they obstruct circulation of air in the groin area
  • Wear cotton undergarments
  • Avoid sexual activity when infected by the herpes simplex virus

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