Genital & Oral Herpes Medical Picture Gallery (HSV)

Pictures of genital Herpes, hsv types 1 and 2, HSV, Images of Herpes Simplex Viruses, Genital HSV

Genital Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) : Picture Gallery

And some pictures of Oral Herpes – HSV1 – Cold Sores

This Gallery contains images / photographs of different people presenting for diagnosis, treatment and care of genital herpes.

  • Commonly, this is caused by HSV types 1 and 2. With 1 generally considered to be the ‘oral strain’ which causes ‘cold sores’; and 2, thought of as the genital strain. They can, however, swap around.
  • There are 6 other strains, about which there will be information added elsewhere on this site.  
  • For some it is a primary presentation, and for others it’s recurrent.
  • For all, it is uncomfortable.
  • Understanding herpes and HSV is the key to living a full, happy and healthy sex life after diagnosis.
  • It is not the end, just a change – and vast numbers of people in the world carry the virus, with only some being bothered by it.

See the information pages for more about HSV.


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