Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2. The virus causes painful cold sores or fluid-filled blisters that ooze out the secretion.

It mainly occurs in the buttocks, anus, or inside thighs, or in females, it can affect the vagina, labia, cervix.

In males: penis and testicles.

It is highly contagious and spreads from close contact or having sexual intercourse with people who are having genital herpes.

What are the Causes of Genital Herpes?

• Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by herpes simplex.

• Skin to skin contact with an infected person.

• Genital herpes can spread through saliva, semen, and vaginal discharge.

• It can infect infants during childbirth if the mother is having an infection.

• It cannot spread through objects like toilet seats or sharing toilets or washrooms because the herpes virus cannot live out the body.

Genital Herpes Symptoms:

Some people do not experience symptoms even if they are infected and infect other people unknowingly.

Some people may experience symptoms after 15-20 days of virus exposure.

Painful blisters on or inside the genitals.

Burning or stitching type of pain with excessive itching.

Painful urination.

Blisters ooze out the secretion.

Fever with chills.


Body ache.

There can be swelling of lymph nodes.


Blood test:

• to see if the patient has got infected with the virus before.

• Visual examination of the eruptions.

• Swab test: to rule out the herpes simplex virus


• Avoid unprotected sexual intercourse.

• Avoid multiple sexual partners.

• Avoid skin-to-skin contact with an infected person.

Homeopathy medicines for Genital Herpes

• Petroleum: it is well-indicated medicine for herpes eruptions over the genital. Genital is sore and moist.

Redness with burning and itching of the affected part.

Itching at night. Skin is extremely sensitive, all clothing is painful.

• Sepia: Sepia is mostly indicated for sexual disorders.

There is burning itching over the genitals. There are fluid-filled blisters over the prepuce with circular desquamation of the skin. Eruptions appear over glans and labia, indolent chancre with dry eruption on the genitals.

• Graphite: graphite is well indicated for genital herpes in obese women with delayed menstrual cycles. Circular herpes with hard to touch. Discharge is sticky and offensive. Itching aggravated at night. Vesicle on the nerve root and splinters like pain with severe itching and scratching. Especially suited to a person with a sour body odour with herpes circinates.

• Nitric acid: nitric acid can be given in the herpes eruption or condylomata about the anus and genitals. Small blisters appear over the orifice of urethra. Chancre like ulcers and vesicles on the prepuce. Smarting pain while passing urine. Welling and tenderness and offensive discharge from genitals.

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