Herpes »

… These ulcers may scab over and then heal after a week or two. Also, some people have swollen lymph glands and flu -like symptoms.  But many people with herpes have no symptoms and don’t know they are infected.

How can you test for herpes?

You can only be tested for the herpes virus when there is a visible “sore” present as a special swab needs to be taken at that time.

How is herpes treated?

Bathe the affected area in salty water or a solution of bicarbonate of soda …