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 HERPES is an infection that is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Oral herpes causes cold sores around the mouth of the face. genital herpes affects the genitals, buttock, or anal area. genital. genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. it affects the genitals buttocks or anal area. Other herpes infections can affect the eyes skin, other parts of the body. the virus can be dangerous in newborn babies or in people with the immune system. there are two types of HSV HSV Types 1 most commonly causes cold can also cause genital herpes.  HSV Types 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes but it can infect the mouth. HSV  spreads through direct contact. some people have no symptoms. others get sores near the area where the virus has entered the body. they turn into blisters, become itchy and painful and then heal. most people have outbreaks several times a year .over time, you get them less often. medicine to help your body fight the virus can help lessen symptoms and d