Herpes - resourcesGenital herpes - resources; Resources - genital herpes
The following organizations are good resources for information on genital herpes:
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus. This article focuses on HSV type 2 infection.
- March of Dimes -- www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy/complications-herpes
- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists -- www.acog.org/-/media/For-Patients/faq054.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20161114T1922378799
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/STDFact-herpes.htm
- Womenshealth.gov -- www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/genital-herpes.html
Review Date: 11/14/2016
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.