Due to herpes simplex virus (HSV-Herpes Simplex Virus), which shows two types, type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2), with the latter to cause the majority of genital lesions.
It may occur without any symptoms, but can also occur in severe pain that is followed by the appearance of multiple painful ulcerative lesions and swelling of inguinal lymph nodes.
Treatment in mild cases comprises administering topically cream Acyclovir and in immunocompromised patients or in acute situations administer intravenous Acyclovir. Great attention should be given to pregnant women who are in the last month of pregnancy.
If you suffer from genital herpes should be advised immediate operation cesarean section after the transmission of the virus to the infant can have devastating consequences.