Can You Donate Blood If You Have Herpes?

Can you donate blood if you have herpes? Herpes disease occurs when the virus has been reactivated at its stage of latency. Primary infection can however occur due to fresh transmission of the virus from an infected host. This primary infection is normally not severe and it can be self- limiting. On entry, the virus usually multiplies itself at the site of entry. It will then stimulate an immune response from the body and this will force it to spread to sensory ganglion where it go into latency. During latency, the virus is not replicating therefore no immune response is … Continue reading Can You Donate Blood If You Have Herpes?