The four common Herpes Types explained
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Herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1)
Virus 1 in the head and face region.
The most common type is herpes-simplex type 1 and it is mainly responsible for break-out of blisters on the face and lips. Initial infection may usually be harmless and asymptomatic, or symptoms may occur. It is associated with fever and inflammation of the oral mucosa.
Herpes simplex type 2 (HSV2)
Virus 2 in the genital region.
Another variant is herpes-simplex type 2 (HSV2) or genital herpes. The HSV-2 is transmitted mainly by sexual contact and therefore affects especially the mucous membrane of the sex organs. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases worldwide.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Human herpes virus 3 leads to chickenpox and, when reactivated, manifests as shingles.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) develops into chicken pox after time(varicella). Airborne transmission is the most common way of transmission for this form of virus from person to person. The German name for chickenpox is 'Windenpocken' which means to transmit through the air'.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
Human herpes virus 4, also called Pfeiffersches glandular fever or "kissing disease". This virus develops to a disease called mononucleosis infectiosa.
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) or also called Pfeifferisches glandular fever is transmitted by liquid droplet infection. The disease is also referred to as "infectious mononucleosis" or loosely as a "kissing disease", since the transmission is very often via the saliva during kissing.
Viruses at rest
Herpes viruses are survival artists. They are slumbering in the nerve cells, preferably in the coccyx and sometimes wait until they get active again.
New activation of an infection
The HSV-1 can be reactivated - that is, after some time react again. The reason for this is a disturbance of special immune defense mechanisms. Reactivated herpes infections can also be symptomless. In these cases, the risk is particularly great that the virus is spread over lubrication infections.
The following stimuli favor a re-emergence of the infection
- physical or mental overload
- strong sun (UV) radiation
- Dental treatment
- Ingestion of medicines to mitigate the immune response (immunosuppression)
- Hormonal change during menstruation or pregnancy
Basically, the risk of infection with safer sex measures can be significantly reduced.