Herpes is a contagious infection that affects the person on his genitals, inside mouth, and in the vicinity of the mouth area. The herpes is dangerous if it spread through a sexual encounter. People fail to understand this. If you have herpes in your mouth then it is not a big problem. However, the infection is on the private part then it creates few problems. You can feel the stinging sensation, burning feel, difficulty in walking and many more things. Hardly few people take the infection seriously. They do not consult with doctors. Especially youngsters and college students. If you feel or know that you might have an infection of herpes then you need to get treatment as soon as possible. Even if your partner has the infection and if you are were in an intimate relationship then consider that the chance of getting infection magnifies. Sometimes, people get embarrassed to discuss about it. In this article, we will help you to understand the ways to handle the situation, if you feel you have herpes.
1. Consult the doctor
First, the step should be doctor consultation. If you are near any clinic then go to the clinic on first free time you get. It is better to book an appointment as soon as possible. If you consult the doctor in time then you can avoid the infection to spread or start to stop it before it shows its adverse effect on your genitals. When you go to the doctor, it is better to explain why you think that you might have a sexually transmitted infection like herpes. It will help the doctor to narrow down different possibilities. This will make sure that you get treatment before it gets worse.
It is important that you ask your partner about the problem. Be straight to him and explain why you think he has the infection or you have the infection. It does not matter who has the infection as it is contagious in nature. If either one of us thinks that you have the infection of herpes then it is better that both of you consult the doctor to get it straight. It is even better to not to involve in any kind of sexual relationship for a period of time. This will make sure that you or your partner do not get the sexually transmitted infection.
3. Do not feel embarrassed or heartbroken
Sometimes, when the young ones find out that they have herpes or they are likely to get sexually transmitted infections, they tend to freak out. This should not be the case. This infection is not a big issue. With the treatment, it will vanish anywhere between 10 days to 25 days. With treatment, it can vanish within a couple of days. There is no need to feel embarrassed about the problem, as it is quite a common problem in adults too. Some people even freak out and think their life has ended. If this continues then you will be heartbroken. So do not worry and stay calm. As this is a common issue, there is no need to feel embarrassed.
4. Go for the Home remedy
As they say, prevention is better than cure. What is the best method of cure during the early stages of any health-related issues? The answer is home remedies. Home remedies will make sure that you are fighting against the possible sexually transmitted infection before it shows up. As home remedies, use natural product there will be no problem of any kind of side effects and adverse effects. You can avoid some of the habits, food and daily life methods, which worsens the condition of herpes.
5. Contact your parents
If you do not know anything about the issue then you had better contact your parents. They will help you on this issue by assisting you on moral grounds and confidence level. Do not keep everything to yourself, as it builds to the frustration. As they might have experience on the issue, they will help you to understand the complexity of the issue. In such situations, an experienced person will help you to ease your mind as he or she knows what you are going through and because of this. He or she will help you.
6. Go for the testing process
As it is a sexually transmitted infection or just an infection, which affected you because of some reason. You need to test your genital area in a testing center. Testing centers will conduct a detailed test on your genitals and helps you to understand the problem. Wait with patience as the testing process takes time. Do not panic during this time and keep your head still in a good mood. Even the testing process is difficult if you are too shy or embarrassed on this situation.
7. Repeat the testing process
If you find out that the previous testing results showed that you are not infected with any sexually transmitted infection then feel good about it. Then for just the sake of surety, you need to go to the testing center periodically. If you do this, then it will help you to clear all the doubts in your head. If you find any infection later, then go for treatment else feel happy. If you did not find the infection at first checkup then it is likely that you do not have any infection.Updated Date: 19 February 2018, 17:32