Herpes is contagious and is caused by Herpes Simplex Virus. It is an infection which can directly be contracted through sex, kiss and touch or even indirectly by sharing the personal items of the infected person. Herpes which appears as red swelled liquid filled blisters can appear near eyes, face, mouth, lips buttocks, genitals and area around genitals can affect both men and women.
Herpes can recur frequently during the year. Most of the time infection remains dormant and outbreak can be sudden. The Herpes sores/blisters can be painful. Herpes has no permanent cure, its symptoms can be managed by many home made remedies and these natural methods in many cases can be more effective with no bad side effects as compared to over the counter medicines.