Genital herpes is an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2).
Although, most genital herpes is caused by the herpes type 2 virus (HSV-2). Supporting your immune system should be your first goal.
HSV stands for hue, saturation, and value, and is also often called HSB (B for brightness).
A third model, common in computer vision applications, is HSI (I for intensity).
Developed in the 1970s for computer graphics applications, HSL and HSV are used today in color pickers, in image editing software, and less commonly in image analysis and computer vision.
BACKGROUND ON HSV-2 INFECTIONS AND GENITAL HERPES Genital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) remains a huge medical and public health problem.
About 540 million people between the ages of 14 and 49 are life-long carriers of the HSV-2 virus.
A herpes infection does not always produce symptoms or may only show up with mild symptoms.
Because of this, as much as 25 % of the people infected with the herpes infection are ignorant about their condition or may not recognize the symptoms.