Herpes or Herpes simplex, is a viral disease that is caused by a virus called the herpes simplex virus. It is an ugly disease that may strike your face or even your entire body. It is a skin disease and dermatologists know that you have herpes when they examine the sores. They take a sample and examine it in a laboratory or something; they do blood examination from which they can detect herpes virus.
For the sad news, there is no cure for herpes but the good news is that sores caused by herpes may naturally disappear for the most of the patients. Yet doctors discovered treatment for herpes simplex, this treatment may lower down the symptoms or reduce the sores and their itchiness which helps in relieving the patient. This treatment depends on some antiviral prescriptions.