What is Herpes? Who are high risk people to get herpes? I do not have much knowledge about herpes until i googled some information from internet. If you are so unlucky to get herpes, then don't wait, just go ahead to visit your family doctor and seek for proper treatment as well as get understanding the types of herpes simplex as soon as possible. Other than consulting your doctor, you had better concern you personal relationship with others, because this virus normally get transmitted through sexual intercourse with others.