Herpes on the Buttocks: Signs, Symptoms, Causes and More

Overview

The herpes simplex virus (HSV) is what causes the widespread viral ailment herpes.

Herpes symptoms on the buttocks are conceivable, particularly if the condition is HSV-2 genital herpes [1], which is transmitted through intercourse. Oral herpes (HSV-1) can occasionally lead to outbreaks of the disease on the buttocks as well.

After contracting the virus, it might lay dormant in your body for years, but when an epidemic occurs, it can still manifest external signs. Herpes is most commonly identified by lumps, sores, or blisters on the skin.

Continue reading to find out how to recognize buttocks herpes, how it is handled, and how you can ease some of the symptoms at home.