Although the infection can stay in the body indefinitely, the number of outbreaks tends to decrease over a period of years. Results of a nationally representative study show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States.
When signs do occur, they typically appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum.By age 50, at least 80 percent of women will have acquired genital HPV infection.About 6.2 million Americans get a new genital HPV infection each year. The types of HPV that infect the genital area are spread primarily through genital contact.Genital HSV-1 outbreaks recur less regularly than genital HSV-2 outbreaks. There is no treatment that can cure herpes, but antiviral medications can shorten and prevent outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication.In addition, daily suppressive therapy for symptomatic herpes can reduce transmission to partners.(from CDC.gov) Wise BAllah "your longing to find that compatible man is just a finger tip away; down to earth yet i do hold my own values. open-mindedness between 2 people being different is the key so longs communication is there for me.