Genital herpes or wart is a sexually transmitted disease that affects the skin or the mucous membrane of the genitals. Genital herpes or wart is caused by two types of viruses:
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) causes infection of the mouth and lips. They are commonly known as fever blisters or cold sores). HSV-1 spreads from the mouth to the genital area during oral sex.Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the mostly observed cause of genital herpes. HSV-2 spread through the secretion from the genitals or the mouth.