If you've seen these images of herpes on you then you should consider getting them checked out by a doctor for symptoms of herpes.
A recent CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) study in 2010 indicates that 1 out of every 6 Americans have genital herpes. Isn't that amazing?
But the mind blowing statistic is that 80% of people don't even know they have it!
That's why its so important that people see some basic herpes images, so that they can recognize the symptoms of herpes in themselves or their partner.
Now I'm not a doctor. You're not a doctor.
So if you see anything like this on your body or on your partner's body then you should go get a herpes test at a doctor's office.
If I had seen these genital herpes images then I would have gone to a doctor sooner than I did.
Remember as soon as you get tested, you can know for sure, then begin the healing and growing process.
Life will go on with Herpes.
WARNING: There are a few graphic images below. If I want to show you some images of herpes, I will have to show some actual genital herpes images.
A good introduction to herpes images is to look at an image of a herpes outbreak.
While herpes outbreaks can look different on each person there are certainly some common characteristics of Herpes Outbreak Symptoms.
Things to look for that you can see in these herpes images are:
You should learn more about the stages of herpes where there are a lot more images of herpes.
In this herpes image of male genital herpes, the herpes outbreak is on the shaft of the penis.
This is a common place for a genital herpes outbreak, but herpes outbreaks can occur anywhere around the groin area including:
Basically, anytime you see something strange or red around the groin area you want to go see a doctor for a herpes test.
The above image of herpes is a cold sore. Cold sores are basically a form of oral herpes (HSV-1).
Notice the common characteristics of a herpes outbreak including:
There's more oral herpes photos and information at Herpes in Mouth Symptoms.
Remember, according to a recent study, 80% of people don't realize that they have genital herpes.
So if you're looking at these images of herpes, you're probably concerned that you might have the symptoms of herpes.
Or maybe you've seen these herpes photos on your sexual partner. And they're not telling you or they're in denial about it.
So take a deep breath. This can be a stressful and awkward time for everyone involved.
Consider holding off from sexual activity until you visit a doctor to get a herpes test.
And don't worry, even if you do have herpes of any type, your life will go on and you will still find happiness and love and have great sex.
It's not the end of anything, it's just the start of a new life.
"The truth which has made us free will in the end make us glad also."
Page last updated: January 12, 2014