Herpes is a common STD. The disease is a result of the HSV or herpes simplex virus. Herpes symptoms in women can vary with each stage. Most women with herpes don’t have any symptoms.

Herpes Symptoms in Women
Herpes Symptoms in Women

There are two types of virus. HSV one is what we think of as cold sores. HSV two is general herpes, which is more recognized as a sexually transmitted disease.

Let’s Take a Look at Herpes Symptoms in Women

General symptoms of herpes in women could include:

  • Fever
  • Decreased appetite
  • Muscle aches in the knees, thighs, buttocks, or lower back
  • General sick feeling or malaise
  • Tender and swollen lymph nodes in the groin
  • Genital symptoms entail tiny, painful blisters filled with straw-colored or clear fluid.

Other symptoms of herpes in women could include:

Herpes Symptoms in Women
  • Pain when urinating
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Problems urinating that may involve a urinary catheter
  • Irritation of the area where the herpes is going to break out.
  • A tingling feeling that leads to redness of the skin and formation of bolsters
  • Clusters of bolsters make open sores which heal over time.
Herpes Symptoms in Women