Thursday, September 18, 2014

Genital Herpes

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Symptoms
Symptoms occur 1-30 days or longer after sex and may include:

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Small, painful blisters on the genitals or mouth
  • Burning or itching before the blisters appear
  • Blisters last 1-3 weeks

How is it spread?
Vaginal, anal, or oral sex, or sometimes genital touching, with an infected individual

Treatment
There is no cure for herpes, although the severity of outbreaks usually decreases over time. A mother with herpes can give it to her baby during childbirth.

More information
http://www.cdc.gov/std/Herpes/default.htm

Where to Get Free Condoms

Chatham Social Health Council Office
401B N. Ivey Ave, Siler City (919) 742-3762

Chatham County Public Health Department
80 East St. Pittsboro, NC (919) 542-8214
1000 S. Tenth Ave. Siler City (919) 742-7496

The Council thanks the many businesses who allow us to stock educational and safety materials in their establishments

Mobile Sound Station
117 N. Second Ave Siler City

Services for Alcohol & Substance Abuse (SASA)
514 E. Third Street Suite A Siler City

Phil's Barber Shop
702 E. 11th St Siler City

Cuts N' Curls
704 E. 11th St. Siler City

Cosmotique Beauty Salon
913 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Siler City

Klassy Kutz
23 Rectory St. Pittsboro

Jackie's Beauty Shop
111 Alston Bridge Rd. Siler City

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