In her i Village column, the actress opens up about how she keeps her marriage fresh.
Genital herpes can be asymptomatic, making it easy to pass along. Alba allegedly contracted the virus from MLB star Derek Jeter.
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Earlier this week news reports surfaced that Jessica Alba, 36, and her partner had split up.
Herpes simplex is a viral disease that can occur either on the mouth or on the genitals.
Herpes viruses have periods of activity in which blistering occurs for 2-21 days.