If you are facing any symptoms of Herpes, you should consult your doctor. Generally, the virus that causes Herpes is easily diagnosed with the physical examination. Your doctor may ask you about your medical history, check your body for sores and may ask you about some of your symptoms. For full assurance, your doctor may ask you to go through some of the important tests.
HSV testing, which is also known as a herpes culture. This test will confirm whether you have sores on your genitals or not. In this test, a swab sample of fluid from the sore will be taken and sent to the laboratory for testing.
Your doctor might also advise you to take blood tests for antibodies. This test will help diagnose an infection causing virus HSV-1 and HSV-. This test is recommended when there are no sores present.
As of now, there is no cure available for this virus. However, your doctor will focus on limiting outbreaks and getting rid of sores. In some cases, sores vanish without any treatment. The medications mentioned below will be prescribed by your doctor in order to treat Herpes:FamciclovirAcyclovirValacyclovir
These medications will help patients in two ways, firstly it will reduce the transmission rate and secondly it will lower the intensity and frequency of outbreaks. These medications can either come in cream or in oral form. In the case of a severe outbreak, these medications can also be injected.