Herpes could now have a new cure. And this cure for Herpes could be even more effective. But what’s more important is that do you know even that you have STI?
The most obvious symptom of Herpes is sores on your genitals. However, that is just one symptom.
Out of every 10 patients of Herpes, 8 don’t even know that they are infected. The infection is the reason of blisters on the genitals. Moreover they can occur on the surrounding area as well. And pain is caused because of them.
Is there any cure for Herpes?
There is no permanent cure for Herpes. However, proper medication can control the symptoms. These can be done by anti-viral medicines.
Herpes are of two types. Moreover, both of them are highly contagious. They can be easily transferred by direct contact with the patient.
However, this cure of Herpes is for type 2. This is for the virus that causes genital herpes. Type 1 is oral herpes and is transferred by oral contact.
The study to develop the cure for type 2 herpes
The scientists are experimenting with a drug called TheravaxHSV-2 drug. The trial is in its early phase. However, the results were positive. It shows great results of reduction in the symptoms of herpes.
Three shots of vaccination of TheravaxHSV-2 drug shows reduction in the symptoms. Moreover, the reduction is greater than what is caused by antiviral drugs.
However, the study is just in the first phase of trial.
Symptoms of herpes
Herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. However its symptoms are not limited to genital area.
Infection might infect mucous membranes. These can include the ones found in the mouth.
Doctors have been trying really hard to find a cure for Herpes. This has been for more than 30 years now. Seems like finally they have some positive results. For more updates, stay tuned to Hiptoro.