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26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

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Genital Herpes Scrotum

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted viral infection that affects both men and women. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and its two variants HSV 1 and HSV 2. However, it is usually HSV 2 that causes genital herpes.

CDC’s national health survey estimates at least 1 out of 6 people in the US to be having genital herpes. 

Top three reasons to consider testing yourself for an STI

 

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Herpes Sac

Genital herpes in the scrotum or a herpes sac here refers to a genital herpes infection in men's scrotum. It is the sac of skin that contains the testicles hanging just below the penis. So, what causes genital herpes in the scrotum?

A person can have genital herpes in the scrotum if he has an active sexual life. It can be acquired through oral, vaginal, or anal sex with an infected person. It is especially transmissible when a person doesn't practice safe sex. 

And how do I know I have genital herpes in the scrotum? Mayo Clinic states genital herpes in the scrotum may or may not have any apparent symptoms in the early stages. If they do appear, they can surface within 2-12 days after exposure to the virus. 

Initial symptoms include pain and itching in the scrotum. Tiny red bumps or small white blisters may follow shortly. They eventually develop into ulcers as the blisters mature. Scabs then form as the ulcers begin to heal. 

Other accompanying symptoms of a herpes sac include headache, fever, muscle aches, and swelling of the lymph nodes in the groin area.

Recurrences are common. But symptoms tend to be milder than the initial infection. You can prevent genital herpes in the scrotum by first getting an STD test before committing to any sexual relations. Both you and your partner must get tested. 

Always use contraceptives and maintain general hygiene during sexual intercourse. 

Do not worry if you already have a herpes sac. There is no complete cure for genital herpes, but effective remedies can help alleviate the symptoms and their effects. Get tested and stay safe. 

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

GET TESTED NOW
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Same day testing
Results in 1-2 days
Doctor consultations available
Fast lab visits
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