Herpes First Attack NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY


  • New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY
  • Herpes NYC Treatment Center in New York, NY
  • 212.644.6454
  • Opened 7 Days a Week for Treatment
  • Genital Herpes and Herpes Simplex Viruses In the past, genital herpes was caused mainly by the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). 
  • But now, new genital herpes infections are caused equally by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). 
  •  With the First Genital Herpes Outbreak Seventy-nine percent of people get general symptoms with the first outbreak that usually resolve within a week. 
  • How Long the First Genital Herpes Outbreak Lasts The first herpes infection usually lasts for 2 to 3 weeks, but skin pain can last for 1 to 6 weeks. 
  • Some common general symptoms include: Fever to 102 degrees Headache Muscle aches Fatigue Swollen lymph nodes Women and the First Genital Herpes Outbreak Women are four times more likely to be infected with HSV-2 than men. 
  • For specific medical information or individual treatment recommendations you need to be seen by a dermatologist in person. If you would like to be seen as a patient by Dr. Rothfeld, please phone  
  • 212.644.6454
  • for an appointment.
  • Please be advised that I cannot respond to medical questions via email. All medical questions require that you be seen in person by a board-certified dermatologist. 
  • Please phone
  • 212.644.6454
  •   to see Dr. Rothfeld personally, or see your local dermatologist. Thank you.