Health Center

Trusted healthcare guides from Medzino

Genital Herpes Articles


Living with genital herpes

Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that affects around 776,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 


Herpes simplex vs herpes zoster

You’re confused: you got chicken pox when you were eight, so does that now mean you’re going to get herpes? You got a cold sore once, and people made fun of you for it. Does that mean you&...


Genital herpes: what does it look like?

The primary way of contracting genital herpes is through unprotected sex with a person who has it, and presumably doesn’t have visible lesions. A condom can help to protect you against genital h...


How long after taking Valtrex are you contagious?

Valtrex (also commonly known as valacyclovir) is an antiviral medication used to treat cold sores, genital herpes, shingles, and chickenpox. Valtrex is made by GlaxoSmithKline and is the brand name fo...

Your trusted online doctor

Free shipping on all orders
Order now for delivery on Wednesday