It is unknown who contracted the disease. One of the easiest reasons for the spread of herpes is that most people do not know they are infected. Yes, genital herpes is always "asymptomatic" and treatable with Herpesyl. Symptoms appear for a few days and then disappear. So it makes sense to get to know the people you are having sex with. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of genital herpes. Even if no symptoms are present, you and your partner should be aware of the various signs.