A 23-year-old, male is in the clinic presenting with painful blisters around his genitals. He is diagnosed with genital herpes, and he is confused and worried as to what this means. He asks the nurse for more information. Which statements does the nurse include when educating the patient? Select all that apply:
"Patients are not infectious during recurrences of the infection."
"Recurrences may be triggered by stress."
"Prodromal symptoms include tingling, burning, and itching at the site where lesions typically reappear."
"A characteristic of this virus is the presence of painless chancres."
"Penicillin is often given as a treatment for this virus."
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