Thanks for visiting the HSV Blog — we have tried to design a Herpes Help blog dedicated to providing facts and support options for anyone with the Herpes simplex virus (HSV).

Whether you are HSV+ or you are considering a partner who is HSV+, you will find educating yourself on this extremely common condition can often be the best way for you to move on with enjoying your life.




This blog will contain all sorts of information relating to HSV: how common it actually is, how it’s contracted, how to live with it, how to have relationships, how to minimize transmission, the latest research being done and how to effectively relieve and stop the symptoms.

Accurate information is our #1 priority here — So, let’s begin…

Herpes Cure Research

Herpes Cure Research

Although herpes is far from the worst thing in the world, it’s not preferable to host any kind of virus in your body. Therefore, we will do everything we can to support HSV research, and encourage you to do the…

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Herpes Photos and Pictures Gallery

The first primary outbreak is often much more intense than recurrences due to it being the immune system’s first encounter with the virus.  For most people herpes is not ugly or scary as it might look like in worst case photos, and will often resemble more of a tiny cut or small cluster of blisters.

Please be warned that this gallery contains some graphic images.

More Herpes Information

The Journey Beyond Herpes
Uplifting articles on how to find emotional relief after contracting herpes. Advice on how people deal with the psychological aspects of living with the condition.
Relationships & Dating with Herpes
How to let someone know you have herpes as well as the dating and online herpes social scene.
Herpes Information & Tips
A wide range of information about herpes. Symptoms, diagnosis & testing, condition confused with herpes and much more.
Treatment & Self Help
Treatment options available to promptly relieve symptoms, reduce outbreak pain and reduce future recurrences.
Positive Herpes Stories
Not all stories about herpes are negative, sometimes having herpes has changed people’s lives for the better. Read these stories for the strength and hope they can offer.

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.”

Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth

We hope you can find the strength, inspiration and the support necessary for your journey of acceptance, recovery and freedom.

*Legal Disclaimer (for your safety and ours): The HSV Blog does not claim to provide official medical advice, prevent, diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always consult your physician in the event of possible or certain HSV symptoms for professional assistance. Any results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. We do everything we can to help, but we do not intend or attempt to take the place of your doctor. The HSV Blog subsequently releases all liability for information provided on this Website. By deciding to use the HSV Blog, you are also agreeing 100% with this disclaimer.