It is an infection caused by a virus.
How does it manifest itself?
It can give both mild manifestations (redness and burning) and numerous painful vesicles / ulcerations in the genital area.
The infection tends to recur over time, especially during physical or mental stress, as the virus persists in the body.
How is it transmitted?
With unprotected sex, through contact with infected mucous membranes.
It is clinical with the observation of lesions.
There is no definitive therapy; however, the antiviral drugs available are able to shorten the duration of the lesions and reduce the intensity of the symptoms, in addition to reducing the recurrence of recurrences.