According to reliable sources and available data, herpes in females is more common and prevalent than in men. And since the most widespread cause of this female infection is sexual behavior, female genital herpes symptoms and infection are on a rise in all parts of the world.
Multiple sex partners due to sex at an early age, increase in the number of commercial sex workers, women with a previous history of genital infections are a few of the causes of females getting herpes infection.
Even biologically, women are more prone to this infection due to their urinary tract. It is more exposed than the male's urinary tract. Thus, the chance is greater and the risk of infection is also high. There are certain precautions that need to be taken by females to prevent the contraction of this disease. Firstly, females should guard their sexual behavior; they should avoid having multiple sex partners and also use condoms if possible. They should be self disciplined and refrain themselves from exposure to this disease and they should try and remain as faithful as possible.
Some of the symptoms of the infection are sores that can erupt in the vaginal area, external genitals, buttocks, anus or cervix. No matter what is the cause of the infection, it is very essential to have a good understanding of the diseases and also its treatment. If it is detected early, one should start treatment as early as possible. Blood teats and PCR are currently being utilized by doctors and health care professionals are a few methods used for diagnosis and detection. There are many anti-viral drugs available which help in reducing the symptoms of the infection and also in preventing future outbursts.